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Armenian parties discuss pre-election situation

20:53, 25.04.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Politics

YEREVAN. – A meeting between representatives of opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC) and ruling Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) took place on Wednesday.

The sides discussed the pre-election situation in the country, the Shengavit headquarter of ANC informs.

To note, another such meeting took place between the representatives of ANC and ARF Dashnaktsutyun on Monday.

Eight political parties and one block have presented their nominations – Republican Party of Armenian, Prosperous Armenia Party, Orinats Yerkir, opposition Armenian National Congress, opposition Heritage Party, ARF Dashnaktsutyun, the Communist Party of Armenia, Democratic Party of Armenia and United Armenians Party.

For entering the National Assembly, parties must poll over 5% of votes, while blocks - over 7%.

The election campaign will be held till May 5 - the day prior to elections when campaigning is banned. The parliamentary elections will be held from 8 am to 8 pm on May 6, 2012.

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