27 Feb 2018 16:47

Aliyev registered as Azerbaijani presidential candidate - 2

BAKU. Feb 27 (Interfax) - Azerbaijan's Central Elections Commission (CEC) has approved the incumbent president, Ilham Aliyev, as a candidate in the early presidential election scheduled for April 11.

The CEC adopted the resolution on Tuesday, an Interfax correspondent reported.

Aliyev is the first presidential candidate registered by the CEC.

"On February 22, Aliyev's representatives submitted signature lists to the CEC. In total, they presented 45,000 signatures," CEC Chairman Mezahir Panahov said.