YEREVAN. – A sum of 8 nominees will run for a Office of a President of Armenia in a elections that will be hold on Feb 18.
The 48 hours, that a Central Electoral Commission (CEC) had given to 8 presidential hopefuls in sequence to compensate a AMD 8 million (approx. $19,805) material to be means to run, have lapsed on Thursday.
And from them, only National Accord celebration Chairman Aram Harutyunyan paid this collateral, CEC Press Secretary Hermine Harutyunyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am. As a result, Mher Hayrapetyan, Robert Simonyan, Pavlik Sargsyan, Narine Mkrtchyan, Ruben Ayvazyan, Robert Aharonyan, and Taron Abrahamyan are left out of a presidential race.
The required papers are submitted and a aforesaid material is paid by 8 nominees. They are: President Serzh Sargsyan, antithesis Heritage Party Chairman Raffi Hovannisian, antithesis Freedom Party Chairman Hrant Bagratyan, antithesis National Self-Determination Union Chairman Paruyr Hayrikyan, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic former FM Arman Melikyan, “Radio
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