PACE requests Venice Commission for urgent opinion on amendments to Azerbaijan constitution

7 September 2016
Photo credit: Pan Armenian
Photo credit: Pan Armenian
<p><strong>PACE&nbsp;</strong>Bureau decided Monday, September 5 to send a seven-member delegation to conduct an “assessment mission” of the<strong>&nbsp;constitutional referendum</strong>in&nbsp;<strong>Azerbaijan</strong>, the PACE press service reported, according to Azeri media.</p><p>PACE Bureau also decided to ask for an opinion from the Venice Commission (the Council of Europe’s advisory body on constitutional matters) on the amendments to the Constitution.</p><p><span>Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev signed an order to hold a referendum on Sept. 26 for making amendments to the country’s Constitution.</span></p>
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