Friday, 13th April 2018

"The EU looks forward to continuing dialogue and working closely with Azerbaijan, including with a view to addressing fundamental issues of democracy and human rights during the renewed term in office of the President, for the benefit of the people of Azerbaijan and EU-Azerbaijan relations."

Wednesday, 11th April 2018

There are eight candidates, including the incumbent, President Ilham Aliyev. Under constitutional changes approved last year the term of office for the newly elected president will be seven years. The main opposition parties have called for a boycott of the elections.