Deputies of the Milli Mejlis met socially - oriented investment (66 %) of the state budget of Azerbaijan.
Two opposition leaders have gone on trial in the northern Azerbaijani city of Saki.
Bakhtiyar Hajiyev (born c. 1982) is an Azerbaijani activist and blogger who served a prison sentence from 2011 to 2012 on charges of evading military service. His imprisonment was protested by numerous human rights organizations.
British MPs have been getting cosy with The European Azerbaijan society (TEAS). It doesn’t sound that alarming. Fostering links with other nations is a good thing, right? On first glance TEAS seem like a pretty innocuous bunch. They are a UK registered organisation whose mission statement is “to raise awareness of Azerbaijan and fostering closer economic, political and cultural links between that country and the nations of Europe.” They recently arranged a charity football with Mo Farah to raise money for internally displaced people in Azerbaijan.
Today's session of the National Council elected Jamil Hasanli by the vast majority of votes as a reserve single candidate for the presidency of the National Council of the democratic forces. The meeting was held in the office of "Musavat" party.