Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

Published 02/12/2019 in World News

Azeri parliament asks to be dissolved, calls for snap elections

BAKU (Reuters) – Azerbaijan’s parliament on Monday formally asked President Ilham Aliyev to dissolve it and to schedule new parliamentary elections.

The next election is not due until November 2021, but the president has the right to dissolve the parliament and call an early election. The call from parliament comes a month after a major government shake-up.

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