Republican Party approves Karen Karapetyan as candidate for Prime Minister





The Executive Body and Board of the Republican Party of Armenia unanimously approved Karen Karapetyan’s candidacy for the Prime Minister’s post, Vice-President of the Party Armen Ashotyan told reporters after the meeting.

He said the Republican party has decided to enter the parliamentary race with a new government.

Ashotyan added that the issue of Ministers was not on the agenda. “Obviously, the cabinet will be formed within the framework of the coalition agreement. But the issue was not referred to during today’s sitting,” he said.

Speaking to reporters before the sitting, the Head of Staff of the National Assembly Hrayr Tovmasyan said the government will be temporary and will work until the 2018 elections.

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