ARMENIA'S FIRST PRESIDENT SUBMITS MP-MANDATE-WITHDRAWAL PETITION
- YEREVAN. - Armenian National Congress leader and Armenia's First President Levon Ter-Petrosyan submitted to the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) a petition for withdrawal from his parliamentary mandate, which he had received as a result of the May 6 National Assembly elections.
At present, National Security Council Secretary and Orinats Yerkir (Rule of Law) Party (RLP) Chairman Arthur Baghdasaryan, Agriculture Minister and RLP member Sergo Karapetyan, Emergency Situations Minister and RLP member Armen Yeritsyan, and Larisa Alaverdyan from the Heritage Party have likewise submitted such petition, CEC informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
In case of such withdrawals, the parliamentary mandate is given to the next MP candidate in the proportional-election list of the given political force.
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