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Azerbaijani parliament Milli Majlis adopted an appeal to the president on the dissolution of parliament and the holding of snap elections to the legislative body. Ninety nine MPs voted for this decision, one opposed, one abstained, another did not vote, TASS reported.

The document noted that the acceleration of reforms and the need to cover all branches of government require improvement, efficiency and updating of the Milli Majlis for dynamic development of the country and the ongoing reform strategy.

Most MPs consider it impossible to continue parliamentary activities under the current conditions and is convinced of the need for snap parliamentary elections. Speaker Oktay Asadov did not rule out that the last meeting of the current parliament could be held on December 3.

The initiative to dissolve the Milli Majlis was made by MPs from the ruling New Azerbaijan Party for reforms.

According to the Azerbaijani constitution, the right to dissolve the parliament and call elections in the parliament belongs to the president.

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