Azeri ruling party wins majority in parliamentary election


  • World
  • Monday, 02 Nov 2015

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev casts his ballot at a polling station during the parliamentary election in Baku, Azerbaijan November 1, 2015. REUTERS/Vugar Amrullayev/Pool

BAKU (Reuters) - Loyalists of Azeri President Ilham Aliyev swept the board in a parliamentary election on Sunday that mainstream opposition and international monitors had shunned.

Candidates from the ruling Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) Party won the majority of 125 seats in the single-chamber parliament, the Central Election Commission (CEC) head said early on Monday.

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