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Reno Harnish: “US winners of tender on holding exit-polls in Azerbaijan to be announced in August”

02 July 2005 [09:05] - TODAY.AZ
Winners of a tender announced by the U.S. government on holding Exit Polls during the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Azerbaijan, should be defined till August 2005, Reno Harhish, the U.S.
Ambassador to Azerbaijan, stated in a seminar organized by the USAID in Baku on Friday.

The Ambassador reminded that he was the first who initiated the application of the ‘Exit Poll’ experience in Azerbaijan. The world leading companies specialized in holding inquiries made appeals for the tender, he added. (Trend)

«The tender should be completed as soon as possible,” Harnish underlined, noting that this step would enable to ensure the transparency of voting process.

The U.S. diplomat appreciated Azerbaijani President’s position on the issue. “The Azerbaijani President has repeatedly voiced his interests in holding democratic elections in the country, which assumes great importance,” Harnish underlined.

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