Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Secretary General: Azerbaijan’s political power is not yet ready for election of Baku mayor

Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Secretary General: Azerbaijan’s political power is not yet ready for election of Baku mayor
# 29 May 2007 17:40 (UTC +04:00)
Azerbaijan’s political authorities are not ready for election of Baku mayor, Council of Europe Congress of Local and Regional Authorities Secretary General Ulrich Boner told the meeting with Azerbaijani journalists in Strasburg. He stated that the Congress gave two recommendations to Baku while Azerbaijan joined the Charter of Local Self-Government. One of the recommendations was the election of Baku mayor, the other establishment of association of local authorities. The second recommendation was carried out and three associations-city, settlement and village associations have been established in the end of last year.
Boner said that Armenia and Georgia implemented the recommendations regarding electing City Mayors.
Tbilisi Mayor is already elected, and Armenian Constitution has been amended correspondingly. /APA/
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