// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

Snap election for Yerevan Mayor slated for July 16

Snap election for Yerevan Mayor slated for July 16

PanARMENIAN.Net - Snap election for Mayor in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan will be held on July 16, according to a decision made by the Council of Elders on Thursday, July 12.

The decision was approved 34:11, with one abstention.

Former Mayor Taron Margaryan submitted his resignation on Monday, July 9, without providing reasons for such a move.

In November 2011, Margaryan was elected the Mayor of the city by the decision of Yerevan City Council.Following elections of the Council of the Elders in May 2013 and May 2017, he was re-elected in the post.

 Top stories
Azerbaijan is holding major military drills on March 11-15 but has not notified the OSCE of such plans.
Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan said the contacts between Armenia and Azerbaijan have been informal.
The two discussed allied relations between the two countries as well as issues related to bilateral ties.
"Armenia and the U.S. have long worked together to address the current humanitarian catastrophe in Syria," Naghdalyan said.
Partner news