Ilham Aliyev Officially Declared President Of Azerbaijan - Constitutional Court

(MENAFN- AzerNews) Azerbaijan's Constitutional Court Plenum has held a meeting on the early presidential election, Azernews reports.

Farkhad Abdullaev, Chairman of the Constitutional Court, announced the results at the session, and the Constitutional Court's Plenum approved the presidential election results.

Abdullaev stated that, according to the legislation, Ilham Aliyev is regarded as Azerbaijan's elected president for the next seven years. The ruling is final, and no appeals are entertained.

In announcing the judgment, Abdullaev added that the Constitutional Court's Plenum, with the participation of interested parties, summarized and validated the information included in the protocol, which is part of Azerbaijan's constitution. The Central Election Commission's protocol on the results of the presidential elections accords with the Electoral Code. Ilham Aliyev was declared President.

Seven candidates competed in the presidential election. The final results of the presidential election held in Azerbaijan on February 7 were announced at a meeting of the Central Election Commission on February 11.

Ilham Aliyev won with 92.12 percent (4,567,458) of the vote. Zahid Oruj received 2.17 percent of the votes (107,632 votes), Fazil Mustafa received 1.99 percent (98,421 votes), Gudrat Hasanguliyev received 1.72 percent (85,411 votes), Razi Nurullayev received 0.80 percent (39,643 votes), Elshad Musayev received 0.66 percent (32,885 votes), and Fuad Aliyev received 0.54 percent (26,517 votes).

Voter turnout in the election was 76.43 percent.

Article 103 of the Constitution requires the elected president to take the oath within three days following the Constitutional Court's official pronouncement of the presidential election results.


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