ARF COOPERATES FOR SAKE OF CERTAIN PROGRAMS
- "ARF cooperates with certain forces due to their ideas and not for criticizing them. We do not make exception for any of them", said secretary of ARF fraction Artyush Shahbazyan during his press conference.
"Intensive contacts with our people are some sort of a sociological survey, as it shows the attitude people has for us", said he.
Talking about sociological surveys, the MP said: "They announced a month ago that 50% of our population does not see their future in Armenia and they are looking for some reason to leave the country. However, a "Gallup" appeared and announced that 70% of people just 'die' for our authorities and the Government. Can we combine these two results together?"
"When the authorities bribe and give away food to people, in order to get their votes, what possibilities can we talk about?", said he answering to a question concerning fair and transparent elections.
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