JOINT HEADQUARTER CONTROLLING OVER ELECTIONS IN ARMENIA TO CONTINUE COOPERATION
- YEREVAN. - Joint headquarter controlling over parliamentary elections released a statement claiming the necessity to continue joint efforts on the election process, appeals and organizing re-counting.
"The inter-party joint headquarter has published the regular statement recently. It claims, in particular, that the highly untrustworthy results of the elections only deepen suspicions on legally held elections.
The joint headquarter believes it necessary to continue joint efforts on election process, appeals, as well as organizing re-counting," the statement was presented by the ARF Dashnaktsutyun Mp candidate Armen Rustamyan.
Eight political parties and one bloc participated in the parliament elections in Armenia: Republican Party of Armenian, Prosperous Armenia Party, Orinats Yerkir, Armenian National Congress, Heritage Party, ARF Dashnaktsutyun, the Communist Party of Armenia, Democratic Party of Armenia and United Armenians Party. For entering a 131-seat National Assembly (Parliament), parties must poll over 5% of votes, while blocs - over 7%.
- 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.