Deputy Chairperson of Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova has today met with the delegation of the Special Committee who are on a visit to Azerbaijan established at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to observe the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, press service of Azerbaijani Parliament said, according to

Muradova expressed satisfaction with the high level of relations between Azerbaijan and the Council of Europe, brought into notice that we share common values.

Deputy chairperson noted that the establishment of a special committee to observe parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan by PACE was welcomed in Azerbaijan: “The upcoming parliamentary elections and its monitoring by PACE are important for Azerbaijan. Intensive reciprocal visits and the results of these discussions will be reflected in the report to be prepared on our country.

Stefan Schennach, co-rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) talking about the development of relations between the Council of Europe and Azerbaijan, conveyed his congratulations on occasion of the 19th anniversary of our country’s membership in the organization. He stated his confidence in that the parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan would also be held on the basis of justice principles.

During the conversation, the guests’ questions regarding the forthcoming parliamentary elections were answered, and a number of issues were clarified with respect to the pre-election political situation.

The meeting was attended by members of Azerbaijani Parliament Sahiba Gafarova, Sevinj Fataliyeva, Head of Baku Office of Council of Europe Zoltan Hernyes and other officials.