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Armenia’s opposition members to attend US Democratic Party congress – newspaper

06:20, 29.08.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Politics, Society

YEREVAN. – A group of Armenia’s opposition and pro-Western political figures will head to the US in early September, Zhoghovurd daily reports. 

“According to the rumors being circulated, they will attend the Democratic Party congress to be held in Chicago

According to our information, the congress will bring together [Armenia’s] Republic Party Political Board Chairman Aram Sargsyan, Khachik Kokobelyan of the Free Democrats [Party], and Davit Shahnazaryan, who left [the opposition bloc Armenian National Congress] ANC and, by the way, is in the US these days.   

Republic’s Political Board member Artak Zeynalyan confirmed this information in an interview with us.

‘Such visit to the US is expected, but it’s not clear as to when,’ he said, denying the information that they are heading to the US from Armenia to attend the congress of the Democrats,” Zhoghovurd writes.

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