BAKU (Reuters) – Azeri President Ilham Aliyev’s ruling Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party said it believed it had won a snap parliamentary election on Sunday.

“Exit poll results make us think that Yeni Azerbaijan got a majority of votes,” the party said a statement on its website.

Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Margarita Antidze; Editing by Pravin Char