Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has received a delegation led by Victor Guminsky, the head of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) observation mission and the first deputy of the Executive Secretary of the CIS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan told APA.
At the meeting, Viktor Alexandrovich Guminsky briefed about the observation of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan outlining that 252 CIS Election Observer Mission will observe the elections throughout the whole territory of Azerbaijan. He noted the full readiness of polling stations for the elections and stressed that all necessary conditions are provided for holding free, democratic, fair and transparent elections.
In his turn, Minister Elmar Mammadyarov mentioned that the election process in the country is held in free and democratic atmosphere, adding that all opportunities are created for local and foreign observers, including CIS Election Observer Mission to conduct their activities.
During the meeting, views were also exchanged on trade, economic, political, humanitarian and other areas of cooperation within the CIS and enhancement of mutually beneficial cooperation among CIS Member States.