Government of Azerbaijan doesn’t accept Venice Commission’s proposal on Law on Political Parties

Government of Azerbaijan doesn’t accept Venice Commission’s proposal on Law on Political Parties
# 28 October 2011 09:44 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Ramil Mammadli – APA. “The Venice Commission of the Council of Europe proposed to give a right to the foreigners to establish, to fund or to join the political parties in Azerbaijan. But the Government of Azerbaijan didn’t accept this proposal”, Head of the Public Policy Department of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Ali Hasanov speaking about the talks between the Venice Commission of the Government of Azerbaijan on the draft law on Political Parties.

He said due to tendency of political integration in the European Union countries, foreigners can be the members of the political parties or foreign organizations can fund the political parties in the European countries. “But this is a tendency of the European Union. We consider that it is impossible to implement it in Azerbaijan”.

Hasanov said the Venice Commission has made other recommendations and remarks and they were working on it now.

According to the official of the Presidential Administration, the draft law on Political Parties will be submitted to the parliament after it will be coordinated with the relevant standards. “The recommendations and remarks made by the members of the parliament will be taken into consideration and after that the draft law will be submitted to the Venice Commission again”.
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