The PABSEC Delegation in the Monitoring Observer Election Mission in Baku, Azerbaijan, 11 April 2018
The PABSEC Delegation composed of: Mr. Petar Kanev, PABSEC Vice-President (Bulgaria), Mr. Otari Danelia, PABSEC Vice-President (Georgia), Mr. Ramazan Can, PABSEC Vice-President (Turkey), Mr. Symeon Kedikouglou, Member of the PABSEC Hellenic Delegation and Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General, participated in the monitoring observer election mission of the presidential elections in Azerbaijan on 11 April 2018.
In the framework of this visit, the PABSEC Delegation visited several polling stations in Baku and verified the regularity and observance of the electoral procedure.
The PABSEC Delegation participated in the Press Conference, held on 12 April 2018. A common assessment of the PABSEC Delegation is that the presidential elections were held in a democratic and a transparent spirit, all the standards were observed, the electorate was very active and the will of the people of Azerbaijan in the elections was fully expressed.
Mr. Ilham Aliyev has been re-elected as President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period of seven year-term. According to the exit polls, Mr. Aliyev has received 82.7 percent of votes in the presidential elections in Azerbaijan. The PABSEC delegation extended their warm congratulations to Mr. Aliyev on this particular occasion.