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The British Embassy in Azerbaijan has been overseeing today’s municipal elections. The embassy’s employees have already visited several constituencies in Baku. They also visited the constituencies of the Sabayel District Election Commission No.29.

The embassy’s employees will prepare a report on the election.

Azerbaijan launched the municipal elections. The country has about 4.6 million registered voters.

Voting began in constituencies throughout the country at 08:00 a.m.

About 15,682 members are planned to be elected to 1,718 municipalities.

Municipal elections were held twice in 1999 and 2004.

The CEC will provide information on ballots at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

The municipal elections will be finished at 7:00 p.m.

The CEC registered 48,388 observers, including 1,160 local observers and 52 foreign observers.

/ Trend V.Zhavoronkova /