The court satisfied the mediation on arresting two residents (V.V. and Sh. D. ) of the Malatia-Sebastia administrative district of Yerevan, who were accused of giving electoral bribes. This was reported by the Special Investigation Service. One person is suspected in the criminal case mentioned above. The investigation is underway.
During the election campaign in Jermuk, the PM candidate of the "Civil Contract" party Nikol Pashinyan talked about the issue of Amulsar. He stated that the government’s task on the operation of the Amulsar gold mine is to come to a balanced decision that will be according to Armenia's interests.
During a meeting with citizens in Vayots Dzor, the PM candidate of the "Civil Contract" party Nikol Pashinyan talked about election bribes. Pashinyan mentioned that 55 people are involved in distributing electoral bribes, and stressed that the law enforcement bodies have promised a rather large "harvest". He promised a reward of $ 1.000, which is 500K AMD, for the citizens who film a video proving an attempt of giving or receiving an electoral bribe.
The "Independent Observer" presented the interim report on the long-term observation of the 2021 snap parliamentary elections. The report summarizes the results of the observation of the period 01.05.2021-06.06.2021. In one of the registered cases, the "Armenia" alliance representative has submitted a statement against the mayor of Etchmiadzin regarding the alleged abuse. In all other cases, it's the use of administrative resources by the opposition.
The leader and the PM candidate of the "Fair Armenia" party Norayr Norikyan says the Artsakh issue is one of the most complicated and has no final solution yet. If elected, the political force plans to reduce the time of compulsory military service to 18 months. According to Norikyan, society's whole potential should be focused on the army in the upcoming years. He says "Fair Armenia" also gives importance to the stabilization of Armenia's economic situation, and that it's time to prepare bold mega-projects such as the launch of the Iran-Armenia-Georgia oil pipeline, gas pipeline, water pipeline, and the creation of a new nuclear power plant.
During a meeting with citizens in Artik the second president of Armenia, and the PM candidate of the "Armenia" alliance Robert Kocharyan said they are confident about winning the snap parliamentary elections and taking responsibility for the country. Kocharyan added that they will be better with their experience and knowledge.
During a meeting with the residents of Goris, the PM candidate of the "Civil Contract" party Nikol Pashinyan thanked them for supporting the people of Artsakh. Addressing the businessmen of Goris, Nikol Pashinyan mentioned that they know about their services, sacrifices, and donations. He stressed that they will not be left alone at a difficult time, that everyone's service and merit is observed, that it deserves the highest state assessment. Pashinyan also spoke about border security. "Our position is unequivocal, and it is supported by our other partners. Azerbaijani troops must leave our borders. There can be no other opinion, " he said.
The meeting of the PM candidate Robert Kocharyan and former PM Karen Karapetyan took place today at the central headquarters of the "Armenia" alliance. A number of programs and projects to be implemented in the near future were discussed. Earlier, in an interview with Russian media, the leader of the "Armenia" alliance Robert Kocharyan had stated that he regrets Karapetyan has left, adding that he is ready to make an offer to appoint him to a post.
The leader of the "Armenia" alliance, Armenia's second president Robert Kocharyan will offer Ex-PM Karen Karapetyan to return to Armenia in case of winning the elections. In response to the question about the possibility and status of Karapetyan's return, Kocharyan answered that he is regularly in touch with the former prime minister.
Armenia's Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan wrote an announcement on his Facebook page, expressing concern over the way political forces address each other. He says in recent days, applications for protection of officials have resumed, openly ignoring the fact that the Ombudsman is not investigating a case of swearing between a supporter of an official or individuals, and "forgetting" that there are law enforcement agencies and courts for that.