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Markarian: We Must Be Able to Work Together

ARF-D Leader Says No Decision Made on Joining Coalition (armenianweekly.com) YEREVAN — The Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) supported Armenia’s new constitution and must now take part in trying to implement it to ensure internal stability and development in the country, according to ARF-D Bureau representative Hrant Markarian. “We [the ARF-D] cannot stand aside—we…

ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Leader Faults Government Over Free Elections

Sargis Harutyunyan RFE/RL Armenia’s political leadership is not committed to holding free and fair elections despite its assurances to the contrary, a leader of the opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) said on Friday. “The ruling force is not showing the will to hold truly democratic elections in our country,” Hrant Margaryan told RFE/RL’s Armenian service…

Hovhannesyan; ARF-D Vests Its Hope In People

[Armenianow.com] Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF, Dashnaktsutyun) expects to get at least as many mandates from the upcoming Parliamentary elections as it has now (16 lawmakers), however it considers “less possible” to join the ruling coalition. “I do not understand the meaning of coalition, in case when a force has gotten absolute majority of votes. If…

Armen Rustamyan: Palestine’s precedent gives the Mountainous Karabakh representatives the right to be represented in Council of Europe

Interview with Armen Rustamyan, a member of the Armenian Delegation to PACE, Head of the Armenian Parliament Foreign Relations Commission, parliamentarian from ARF-Dashnaktsutyun by Oksana Musaelyan ArmInfo The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has voted to grant “Partner for democracy” status to the Palestinian National Council (PNC). The Armenian Delegation takes a…