Formal and informal initiatives are launched to organize snap election monitoring.
In particular, a hotline has been set up at the Prosecutor General's Office to respond to urgent issues related to the election process. The number of the hotline is (010) 511-999. It is open from Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on the day of the elections for 24 hours. Aside from NGO observers group, the opposition also established the "Election Monitoring Committee". The members of the committee are Ruben Melikyan, human rights activist, Naira Zohrabyan, independent MP, Narek Samsonyan, President of "Civic Consciousness" NGO, Aghasi Yenokyan, Head of "Media Defender" initiative, and lawyer Anahit Sargsyan. As for international official organizations, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) reported, that the observation mission of the CIS Executive Committee had started its monitoring work of the snap parliamentary elections. The head of the CIS observation group is Ilhom Nematov. He is the Deputy Chairman-Executive Secretary of the CIS Executive Committee. 70 observers will be included in the CIS observation mission group.
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