Azerbaijani Politics 2 december — 14:00

Parliament appeals to President: Dissolve us (Updated)

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The plenary meeting of the Milli Majlis, which will be held tomorrow, may be the last for the Parliament of the 5th convocation. This was stated by Speaker of the Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov.

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Milli Majlis (National Assembly) made a decision to appeal to the President of Azerbaijan on the dissolution of the parliament and the appointment of early elections.

The draft appeal was put to the vote and adopted by 99 votes.

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Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan at today's meeting created the Drafting Commission to consider an appeal to the head of state on the dissolution of parliament and the holding of early elections.

The commission includes Vice Speaker of the Parliament Bahar Muradova, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal Policy and State Building Ali Huseynli, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on International Relations and Inter-Parliamentary Relations Samad Seyidov, as well as MPs Fazail Ibrahimli and Sahiba Gafarova.

Parliament speaker Ogtay Asadov instructed the commission to begin work on the appeal.

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Deputy Executive Secretary of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), MP Siyavush Novruzov is reading out an appeal to President Ilham Aliyev about the dissolution of parliament and holding of early elections.

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Today the next plenary meeting of the Milli Majlis will take place, the agenda of which includes one issue, Azeri Daily reports.

According to the information, the MPs will discuss the appeal of the members of the parliament representing the New Azerbaijan Party to the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev about the dissolution of the Milli Majlis.

Note that on November 28 a meeting of the Political Council of the New Azerbaijan Party took place. At the meeting, a decision was made according to which the deputies representing the party were recommended to take the initiative to dissolve the Milli Majlis.

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