ARMENIAN COMMUNIST PARTY LEADER VOTES FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE AND SOCIALISM
- YEREVAN. - Leader of the Communist Party of Armenia Ruben Tovmasyan voted at the 9/20 precinct in downtown Yerevan at 10.00 a.m. He was accompanied by his three grandchildren.
After carrying out his civic duty Tovmasyan told the journalists that he had voted for social justice and socialism. According to him, the Communist Party of Armenia is the only party, which was always next to people and protected interests of workers.
Asked whether he believes on holding fair and democratic elections in the state, Tovmasyan said that despite their election headquarter was reported on "violations, causing falsification of the elections," he believes that their number will not be so big to influence on the election results.
The Communist Party of Armenia is running for the parliament jointly with the Progressive United Communist Party.
In the period of Armenia's independence the party was presented in the parliament in 1991-2003. Ruben Tovmasyan is first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Armenia. The party's mottos are 'Nation wins if Communists win' and 'Socialism, homeland, victory.'
The party's proportional list includes 75 names.
- 1959 Death, in Moscow, of Vagharsh Vagharshyan (actor). He was born in 1894.
- 1961 Celebration of the Establishment of Soviet Power in Armenia and the 40th Anniversary of the creation of the Armenian Communist Party.