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Parliamentary election in Armenia a milestone, Catholicos says
His Holiness Karekin II extended congratulations and best wishes to the "My Step" alliance, “Prosperous Armenia” and “Bright Armenia” parties, which “deserved the trust of our people, bearing responsibility for the future of our country.”
Broad public trust the key characteristic of Armenia election, observers say
The general absence of electoral malfeasance, including of vote buying and pressure on voters, allowed for genuine competition, the observers said. Despite the shortened timeframe, the elections were well administered, although the integrity of campaign finance was undermined by a lack of regulation, accountability and transparency.
President congratulates winners in parliamentary election
He congratulated the three forces that will make it to the Parliament and thanked all participating parties and alliances, as well as all citizens of Armenia for “expressing their attitude towards the future of the country.”