Ilham Aliyev called early presidential elections for February 7
Baku/07.12.23/Turan: President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree calling early presidential elections for February 7, 2024.
The document does not explain the political necessity of holding early elections, and only contains a reference to Article 179 of the Electoral Code, which provides for the holding of such elections.
The Central Election Commission is ordered to ensure that elections are held within the specified period.
Ilham Aliyev’s current 7-year term as head of state ends in April 2025. –06B-