ArmInfo. "We attach particular importance to the establishment of democratic institutions in Armenia, where a special role is given to holding fair and transparent elections," said the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Armenia Shombi Sharp on November 14 at a briefing before signing the document between the Armenian government and donors financial support for the upcoming elections.
According to him, today Armenia stands at the turn of historical opportunities. The international community, as Sector noted, sees the efforts of the Government of Armenia to strengthen democracy, and tries, whenever possible, to facilitate these processes. The UN Resident Coordinator expressed confidence that, thanks to, among other things, the program "Supporting electoral processes in Armenia", the upcoming elections will be held in an extremely fair and transparent sector.
Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to RA Mrs. Judith Farnworth emphasized the importance of the program, noting that voters should be sure that their vote will be decisive. At the same time, she noted the importance of not only ensuring freedom and transparency on Election Day, but also of the entire electoral process. "We hope that there will be no hatred and xenophobia that could be observed in the past. Elections are the beginning of a new stage in the development of Armenia," the Ambassador said. "We are ready for closer cooperation with the new government of Armenia and we see it as a flexible and reliable partner," the ambassador said
The Ambassador of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the RA Judith Farnworth stressed the importance of the program,.
Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Sweden to Armenia, Martin Fredriksson , in turn, expressed the hope that in the future parliament will be seated precisely those elected by the people who are elected by the people and enjoy its confidence. The program "Support of electoral processes in Armenia", funded by the Government of Armenia, the EU, Germany, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Sweden, started today in Yerevan. They will respectively allocate $ 0.7 million, 1.5 million euros, 0.7 million euros, 0.5 million pounds sterling and 1.5 million Swedish crowns. Financial support will mainly be focused on technical support for the elections and the development of electoral skills.
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