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Azerbaijan's Ilham Aliyev to run for presidency again

24 July 2012 13:10 (Last updated 24 July 2012 13:11)
Ilham Aliyev will run for presidency again in the Azerbaijani presidential election in 2013.

BAKU (AA) - July 24, 2012 - Ilham Aliyev will run for presidency again in the Azerbaijani presidential election in 2013.

Azerbaijan's ruling New Azerbaijan Party deputy chairman Ali Ahmedov said on Tuesday that the party would nominate Aliyev again for presidency in 2013 elections.
Ahmedov said that they would gather party assembly ahead of the elections in the autumn, and officially nominate Aliyev.
Noting that country's economy gained momentum during the presidency of Aliyev, Ahmedov said that Azerbaijan pursued a successful foreign policy in that period.
Aliyev's candidacy is desired not only by more than 600,000 members of the party but also by the majority of the Azeri people, he added.

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