ArmInfo. Armenia will strongly support Artsakh authorities. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan wrote about this on his Facebook page. "Yesterday, we had a meeting with Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan, with leaders who nominated themselves for the presidential election.
In particular, the leaders of the Artsakh Democratic Party, Speaker of the National Assembly Ashot Gulyan, Foreign Minister Masis Mayilyan and party leader took part in the meeting. "Free Motherland" Araik Harutyunyan. The meeting was also attended by the representative of the ARF Central Committee "Dashnaktsutyun", a member of the ARF faction of the National Assembly of the Artsakh Republic, David Ishkhanyan, "the head of the Armenian government wrote.
He also stressed that the meeting dealt with the organization of presidential and parliamentary elections in Artsakh and the political situation in Artsakh. "I also touched on the settlement process the Karabakh conflict, work in the direction of building the army, reaffirming its position that holding free, fair, transparent and relevant presidential and parliamentary elections in Artsakh is extremely important, "said Nikol Pashinyan.
Recall that in 2020, in accordance with the new Constitution, presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in Artsakh. Among the candidates for participation in the presidential election are the former NKR State Minister, the head of the Free Homeland Party Araik Harutyunyan, the Artsakh Foreign Minister Masis Mayilyan, the ex-Minister of Defense, the hero of Artsakh Samvel Babayan. At the same time, the current President of Artsakh, Bako Sahakyan, said in June last year that he would not participate in the 2020 elections.