Russia welcomes successful parliamentary election in Azerbaijan

Thu 05 Nov 2015 09:04 GMT | 13:04 Local Time

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Russia welcomes the successful election held in Azerbaijan, a friendly country, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

The spokeswoman said the representatives of the Federation Council, State Duma, the Russian Central Election Commission, the authorities of the Russian subjects took part in the election monitoring as part of the CIS observation mission.
She said that observers noted the absence of violations and the high level of the election held. “Observers noted that election meets international standards and laws of the country and mentioned the lack of serious violations.”
Parliamentary election in Azerbaijan became a new major step in the development of government and civil society institutions, ensuring domestic political stability in the country, said Zakharova.
“We traditionally develop close, confidential, partnership relations with this country,” she said.





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