Former President of Armenia, Chairman of the opposition Republican Party Serzh Sargsyan won’t participate in the upcoming early parliamentary elections, Report informs referring to Interfax.
“I announced that I no longer apply for a high state post. My name will not be on the electoral list. I will help with my advice. I believe that I have completed my service to Armenia and the Armenian people in a high state post,” he said.
Earlier it was noted that the party of the ex-director of the National Security Service Artur Vanetsyan “Fatherland” and the Republican Party of Sargsyan formed the pre-election bloc to participate in the early parliamentary elections.
At the beginning of the week, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian signed a decree on holding elections in the country on June 20.