YEREVAN. – MP candidate, journalist Gohar Veziryan is not at an age as to have visual problems, opposition MP candidate at the No. 12 precinct Tigran Ter-Petrosyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am commenting on the statement by the Chorrord Ishchanutyun newspaper journalist Veziryan that the latter does not recognize him.
“Gohar Veziryan is not at an age as to have visual problems. She may check her Facebook page and see numerous photos where we interact together. As for she does not want to recognize me, well, I will survive,” Ter-Petrosyan said.
To note, Ter-Petrosyan has appealed to the aforesaid precinct claiming the other candidates in the same precinct, including Veziryan and Lyova Khachatryan have set advocating literature in places where it is banned.
“Tigran Ter-Petrosyan has nothing to do but to make appeals. He took it over, as he was left jobless,” Veziryan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.
In response, Ter-Petrosyan stated that it will be clear after the elections who generally had something to do.
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 blocs - 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.
Photo by Arman Veziryan