Armenian opposition could not form a joint electoral block
( PanARMENIAN ) - Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) approved its electoral list, which contains 112 names. The first three places occupy Armenian PM, RPA Chairman Andranik Margaryan, Minister of Defense and head of RPA Political Council Serzh Sargsyan is on the second place and RA NA Speaker and Deputy Chairman of RPA Tigran Torosyan occupies the third place.
The People's Party of Armenia (PPA) also has published its list. It contains 73 names. The first 10 places include: Stepan Demirchyan, Albert Bazeyan, Grigor Harutyunian, Stepan Zakharyan, Stepan Minasyan, Vardan Mkrtchyan, Artak Sargsyan.
Progressive Communist Party of Armenia (Leader-Vazgen Safaryan) will participate in the coming parliamentary elections on proportional and majority systems. The Liberal Progressive Party of Armenia (LPPA) is going to take part in the elections individually. The party's head Hovhannes Hovhannisyan said, LPPA will participate in the elections on proportional and majority systems.
"National Democratic Union" party (leader-Vazgen Manoukyan) will not take part in the elections to the RA NA. The executive committee of the party during its session decided not to participate in the elections either on majority or proportional systems. The possibility of participation in the lists of other parties is also excluded.
Earlier opposition declared about its intentions to form an electoral block, which would include "National Democratic Union", Republic", "Heritage" and "Armenian National Movement" (ANM) parties. But the opposition could not join in a block. During its session "Republic" party decided to take part in the elections individually and approved its proportional list. ANM also declared about its intentions to participate in the elections individually.