ArmInfo. 12 candidates submitted applications to the CEC to participate in the upcoming March 31 presidential election in the Republic of Artsakh. This is reported by the NKR Central Election Commission.
Candidate from the Generation of Independence party Ruslan Israelyan, leader of the Free Homeland party, ex-state minister of Artsakh Araik Harutyunyan, speaker of the NKR National Assembly, leader of the Artsakh Democratic Party Ashot Gulyan, press secretary of Artsakh president David Babayan from the party submitted their applications , ex-secretary of the Karabakh Security Council Vitaly Balasanyan from the Justice party, Karabakh Foreign Minister Masis Mayilyan, self-nominated candidate, David Ishkhanyan from the ARF party, Hayk Hanumyan from the , self-nominated people Sergei Amiryan, Kristin Balayan, Bella Lalayan and Melsik Poghosyan. Applications for participation in the parliamentary elections were submitted by 6 parties and one bloc. These are the Artsakh Conservative Party (16 candidates), the United Homeland party (62 candidates), the National Revival party (20 candidates), the ARF Dashnaktsutyun party (33 candidates), the Artsakh Democratic Party (33 candidates) and the party (35 candidates). The block of parties "Free Homeland" and "Civil United Alliance" nominated 65 candidates. It should be noted that on March 31, 2020, presidential and parliamentary elections will be held in Artsakh.