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Turkish CEC chairman arrives in Azerbaijan to observe presidential election

7 February 2024 13:04 (UTC+04:00)
Turkish CEC chairman arrives in Azerbaijan to observe presidential election
Abbas Ganbay
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Chairman of the Turkish Central Election Commission Ahmet Yener has arrived in Azerbaijan to observe the presidential election, Azernews reports.

He is observing the voting process at a number of polling stations.

A. Yener will meet with his Azerbaijani counterpart Mazahir Panahov.

It should be noted that CEC chairmen from a number of countries are visiting Azerbaijan in connection with the presidential election.

It should be noted that today presidential elections are held in Azerbaijan. Seven candidates have been registered for the presidential election. Five of them were nominated by political parties, and two - on their own initiative. On January 9, the registration of the presidential candidacy was completed.

The names of 6 million, 478 thousand, and 623 voters are on the voter lists. They will vote at 6,537 polling stations across the country.

So far, 90,372 observers have registered to observe the elections. 790 of them are observers, representing 72 international organisations. These observers are from 89 countries.

The elections cover the whole territory of Azerbaijan, including the territories liberated from occupation. 26 polling stations have been established in the territories liberated from occupation.

49 polling stations have been established for Azerbaijani citizens abroad in embassies and consulates in 37 countries. More than 23 thousand voters will exercise their right to vote at these polling stations.

190 international media organisations took part in the elections. 216 of their representatives have been registered as international observers.

On the day of voting, a portable box will be handed to voters whose names are on the voter list but who will not be able to go to the polling stations, as required by the Electoral Code.

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