Ruling Party Downplays Local Election Setbacks
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) has insisted that it is satisfied with its performance in September 18 local elections despite being defeated in around three dozen communities across the country.
Its spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov argued that HHK candidates won mayoral elections in 158 towns and villages. He said election winners in ...
Opposition Party Skeptical About New PM’s Reform Drive
By Ruzanna Stepanian
(RFE/RL)- The opposition Prosperous Armenia Party (BHK) voiced skepticism about Prime Minister Karen Karapetian’s pledges to create a level playing field for all businesses, saying that the ruling Republican Party (HHK) remains heavily reliant on government-linked tycoons.
Naira Zohrabian, the BHK chairwoman, ...