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Head of Azerbaijan delegation in the EuroNest PA urges President of European Parliament to cease political encroachment against Azerbaijan

Elkhan Suleymanov: “The Resolution dated of October 23 on Neighborhood Policy adopted by you is not anything but convincingness and disrespect of the European Parliament to its observation mission”

 

Baku – APA. Head of the Azerbaijan delegation in the EuroNest PA has sent a letter to President of the European Parliament Mr. Martin Schulz, APA reports.

 

The letter says: “After the presidential elections held on February 18, 2013 in Armenia, which is an occupier state having been evaluated as “democratic elections” by the European Parliament from the point of view of the International observation missions, as well as democracy, human rights and the highest level of law, I sent you a letter dated of May 2, 2013. In this letter I mentioned once more that there were resolutions of the UN Safety Council, European Parliament, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe criticizing the occupation of the Azerbaijan lands by Armenia and requiring liberation of the occupied Azerbaijan territories unconditionally and asked you to reply the question on criteria of calling democratic the elections held in the occupier state and some other questions. However, I was really shocked at your reply letter dated of 11.07.2013. Thus, the letter obviously stated that, You haven’t personally read and got acquainted with the contents of the letter I sent You. Therefore, I would like to inform You about the followings besides consulting to read this letter once more.

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To Mr. Martin Schulz, The President of the European Parliament

 To Mr. Martin Schulz,

The President of the European Parliament

Dear Mr. President,

After the presidential elections held on February 18, 2013 in Armenia, which is an occupier state having been evaluated as “democratic elections” by the European Parliament from the point of view of the International observation missions, as well as democracy, human rights and the highest level of law, I sent you a letter dated of May 2, 2013. In this letter I mentioned once more that there were resolutions of the UN Safety Council, European Parliament, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe criticizing the occupation of the Azerbaijan lands by Armenia and requiring liberation of the occupied Azerbaijan territories unconditionally and asked you to reply the question on criteria of calling democratic the elections held in the occupier state and some other questions.

However, I was really shocked at your reply letter dated of 11.07.2013. Thus, the letter obviously stated that, You haven’t personally read and got acquainted with the contents of the letter I sent You. Therefore, I would like to inform You about the followings besides consulting to read this letter once more.

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Elkhan Suleymanov: International organizations are alarmed that OSCE/ODIHR is alone on the stage

I’d like to express my opinion regarding the election process and its results. Thus, some forces still try to question the results of the Presidential elections in Azerbaijan by making constant attempts.

 

First of all, it should be noted that the elections were observed not only by Observation Missions of influential international organizations like the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), European Parliament (EP), but also by the Observation Mission of OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR). In total, over 50 thousand local observers and about 1400 international observers from almost 100 countries of different regions in the world observed these presidential elections. The international observers represented all regions of the world, including the USA and most European countries.

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Elkhan Suleymanov: “The Azerbaijan delegation is forced to suspend its activities in the Euronest PA”

Euronest PA Vice-president accused the European Parliament of creating ulterior subversion and unrest in Azerbaijan

 

Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. Elkhan Suleymanov, Vice-president of EuroNest PA and Head of the Azerbaijan delegation in the EuroNest PA, has appealed to Mr Martin Schulz, President of European Parliament, Mr Leonid Kozhara, the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Mr Jean-Claude Mignon, President of Council of Europe, Mr Ranko Krivokapic, President of OSCE PA, Mr Y. Kirilov, Mr B. Tarasyuk, co-presidents of Euronest PA, members of the Conference of Presidents and all members of the European Parliament, APA reports.

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Head of short-term observation mission: OSCE/ODIHR report on elections in Azerbaijan doesn’t reflect views of OSCE PA, PACE and European Parliament observers

The autumn session of OSCE PA started Sunday in Montenegrin city of Budva.

According to head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Elkhan Suleymanov, a meeting of Standing Committee of the OSCE PA was held on the first working day of the session.

Special coordinator and head of the OSCE short-term observation mission Michel Voisin made a report during the meeting.

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“Sketches on Baku” photo-album has been published

New edition of the Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan (ACSDA) “Sketches on Baku” photo-album has been published. This is a renewed and improved edition of the “20 sketches on Baku” photo album, which was published two years ago. That photo-album which was devoted to the 20th anniversary of the independence of Azerbaijan Republic and attracted attention of readers and guests of our city was highly appreciated by professionals. So that the book was awarded with the main prize of the First National Book Art Competition devoted to the 90th anniversary of National Leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev. Rareness of the book created necessity for republication of the photo album.

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Publication of the Heydar Aliyev Heritage Research Center “Azerbaijani States in History” was published in a pocket format in English.

 “Azerbaijani States in History” books, which previously published in Azerbaijani, English, Armenian, Georgian, Ukrainian, and Moldavian languages with initiation of the President of ACSDA, MP Elkhan Suleymanov, were distributed among the participants of Euronest Parliament Assembly session held in Baku. In the book, besides the brief information about the historical Azerbaijani states, maps of those states also were inserted.  Regarding the great interest of readers toward the book, it has been published for the second time in Azerbaijani and English languages.

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Composition of European Parliament`s election observation mission to Azerbaijan revealed

The composition of European Parliament’s election observation mission to Azerbaijan has been revealed, Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA Elkhan Suleymanov told APA. 

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Elkhan Suleymanov: “We want to draw the attention of the world community to dangerous condition of Sarsang reservoir”

“We call on immediate action from the international community to prevent any scenarios of military diversion and to be prepared for any accident or natural disaster which will provoke massive human causalities under the current circumstances”

 

Baku. Rashad Suleymanov – APA. The interview of Elkhan Suleymanov, MP from Shamakhi and President of the Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan, the organization which realizes large-scale

 project aiming at preventing a possible humanitarian catastrophe in Sarsang water reservoir to APA

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MP Elkhan Suleymanov issues statement on the eve of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s visit to Brussels

 Elkhan Suleymanov, Member of Parliament, Chairman of Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA and President of the Association for Civil Society Development in Azerbaijan has issued a statement on the letter dated June 18, 2013 by Human Rights Watch addressed to the President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso on the eve of the visit of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to Brussels,APA reports.

 

The statement says: “The development of non-objective and biased appeals and their delivery to different addresses with special zeal has recently become common by the international non-governmental organizations such as Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and the European Stability Initiative on the eve of important events related to Azerbaijan. The main purpose of these appeals was to discredit Azerbaijan and to damage its international image. 

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