Azerbaijani Democratic Party

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Not to be confused with Azerbaijan Democratic Party.

The Azerbaijan Democratic Party is a democratic party supported by the Soviet Union and founded by Jafar Pishevari in Tabriz, Iran, in September 1945. ADP was founded as an opposition party against the Pahlavi dynasty. The ADP ruled the Soviet-backed Azerbaijan People's Government from 1945 until 1946 with Pishevari as premier.