(arminfo.am, December 18) – Head of ARFD Parliamentary Faction: Presidential election in Armenia should lead to change of power, otherwise it will be senseless participating in it
Presidential election in Armenia should lead to change of power, otherwise ARFD’s participation in it will be senseless, Armen Rustamyan, Head of the ARFD Parliamentary Faction, told media, Tuesday.
In response to ArmInfo’s question, Rustamyan said that the final decision on participation in the presidential election will be adopted at the Supreme Assembly of the party on December 25. Rustamyan considers the talks on his nomination for president groundless: “Such decisions are adopted by the Supreme Assembly and I cannot make any forecasts now.”
He said that participation in the upcoming election is not an end in itself for ARFD. Asked if the candidate of the ruling Republican Party has any serious rival, Rustamyan said that RPA is using all the state levers and in such situation it is at least naive speaking of competition. “Political forces must have equal opportunities, but they haven’t, ” he said.