Czechs Never Valued EU Membership, Slovaks Learned to Respect It
13th January 2021
The preliminary results of the snap parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan were a painful reality check for parts of the country’s democratic opposition. Despite the reform rhetoric, Ilham Aliyev’s government seems set to continue the authoritarian course.
“The 9 February elections have been nothing but a major disappointment. If the early results confirm, it will be a big disaster for our country,” said Natig Jafarli, Executive Secretary of the opposition Republic Alternative party (REAL) and one of the contestants in the elections.