Azerbaijan: President Accelerates Election Timetable

Feb 5, 2018 | 20:17 GMT

Azerbaijan's president has chosen to move the country's presidential elections forward six months but has given no official reason for the decision. This has set the rumor mill spinning. The move could be meant to sideline the opposition, to minimize the effect a struggling economy has on the outcome, or it could be because of recent constitutional changes. Regardless, it will be important to watch what comes next....

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