13 RUN FOR ARMENIAN PRESIDENT

PanARMENIAN.Net - Today an application is submitted to the Central Electoral Commission of Armenia for nominating leader of the Communist party Vladimir Darbinian for the Armenian president. Darbinian became the 13-th politician running for the Armenian president. Earlier the Central Electoral Commission received applications from leader of the "National Democratic Alliance" Arshak Sadoyan, chairman of "National Concord" party Aram Harutyunian, leader of the National-Democratic Union Vazgen Manukian, leader of "Fatherland and Dignity" social and political organization Garnik Margarian, leader of the Democratic party of Armenia Aram Sargsian, acting country president Robert Kocharian, leader of the People's party Stepan Demirchian, chairman of "National Self-Determination" àssociation Paruyr Hayrikian, political scientist Aram Karapetian, chief of the Center for National and International Research Raffi Hovhannisian, leader of "United Armenians" party Ruben Avagian, leader of "National Unification" party Artashes Geghamian.
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The conversation focused on the areas where Russia's peacekeeping contingent is deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) has joined forces with Reborn Armenia Party to form the bloc Hayastan.
The phone call took place amid a growing crisis in Armenia and Azerbaijan's provocations on the border.
The Russian Foreign Minister will arrive in Yerevan on May 5, where meetings with the Armenian authorities are scheduled for May 6.
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