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18.06.2018
Members of RA NA Factions Meet with Delegation of European Parliament
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On June 18, the members of the RA NA RPA, Tsarukyan, ARF and Yelq/Way out Factions met with the member of the delegation of the European Parliament being in Armenia, headed by the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (EPP) David McAllister.

The Head of the delegation informed that they attentively observed the inner-political events occurred in Armenia during recent months, and today they are here to get acquainted with the situation on the spot, and listen to the political forces’ viewpoints on the further developments and the upcoming programmes. David McAllister has underlined that the European Parliament supports the democratic processes.

The European parliamentarians were interested in the possible amendments of the RA Electoral Code, the term of holding extraordinary parliamentary elections, the broadcast time being allocated to the parties, the prior issues needing solution and the political forces’ opinions on the NK conflict settlement. David McAllister has informed that the European Parliament is concerned about holding of the free, fair and transparent extraordinary elections in Armenia and is ready to support at best.

The member of the RA NA RPA Faction Hakob Hakobyan has noted that now the opposition RPA Faction backs the RA Government in holding the extraordinary parliamentary elections, as well as the solution of the inner problems, the implementation of the foreign policy which has not undergone any changes. In his opinion, the working group should be created in the parliament for the improvement of the RA Electoral Code.

“In the issue of the NK conflict settlement all political forces are of the same opinion,” Hakob Hakobyan noted. The Head of the RA NA ARF Faction Armen Rustamyan has added that the viewpoints of the political forces in Armenia on this issue are unanimous: the conflicting side should take part in the negotiation process, as not taking part in the negotiations disturbs them being full. Armen Rustamyan also has informed that the new realities in Armenia have the goal to increase the public trust towards the elections, fight the corruption, prevent the emigration and encourage the repatriation.

The member of the RA NA Yelq/Way out Faction Lena Nazaryan has referred to the velvet, non-violent revolution and noticed that its results are already visible. In her word, the holding of the extraordinary parliamentary elections and the anti-corruption fight have been noted as a priority in the programme approved recently in the RA Government.

The member of the RA NA Yelq/Way out Faction Edmon Marukyan considered necessary the improvement of the RA law on Parties and making strict the punishments designed for electoral fraud.

The Secretary of the RA NA Tsarukyan Faction Vahe Enfiajyan also talked about the necessity of the improvement of the RA Electoral Code, highlighting the holding of free, fair and transparent elections which would reflect the voters’ real opinions.


18.06.2018
Representatives of OSCE Participating States Hosted in Parliament
On June 18, within the framework of their visit to the South Caucasus the permanent representatives of the OSCE participating states being in Armenia on a working visit met with the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee o...

18.06.2018
RA NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, at the initiative of the Government of the Republic of Armenia on June 19, at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia will be convened, and after the end of it immediately another extraordinary sitting will...

18.06.2018
RA NA President Ara Babloyan Sends Condolence Message on Igor Muradyan’s Death
“I learnt with deep grief about the untimely death of the public and political figure, the deputy of the RA Supreme Council, one of the first leaders of Karabakh movement Igor Muradyan.His contribution to the protection of the Artsakh Armenians’ interests at the end of the 20th century and to the al...

18.06.2018
Ara Babloyan Addresses RA NA Factions with Proposal of Beginning Debates on the Electoral Code
Taking into consideration the necessity of solving the political situation created in the country, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan addressed the RA NA factions, proposing them to form a working group for beginning debates on the Electoral Code....

18.06.2018
Eduard Sharmazanov is to Leave for Albania
On June 18-21, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov will be in Albania to take part in the works of the 51st Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC). Eduard Sharmazanov will take part in the ceremony of transferring the PABSEC Presidency fr...

18.06.2018
Armen Ashotyan: Democracy is an Important Factor of Stability and Peace in the South Caucasus
On June 18, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan met with the delegation of the European Parliament headed by the Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (EPP) David McAllister. Welcoming the guests in the RA NA, Armen Ashotyan touched upon the inner-politi...

18.06.2018
Ara Babloyan Signs Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of Deputy of the RA NA Deputy Meruzhan Simonyan
“Taking as a basis the deputy’s resignation and being led by the requirement of Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Article 154 of the NA Rules of Procedure of the RA Constitutional Law, consider suspended the authorities of the deputy of the deputy Meruzhan Simonyan elected through territorial electoral list ...

18.06.2018
RA NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, under Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly of the RA Constitutional Law at the initiative of the RA Government, on June 19 at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting of the RA National Assembly ...



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