Minutes ago the Council of Alderman elected Karen Karapetyan the Mayor of Yerevan with 50 votes for and 1 against.
On December 16, Council of the ruling Republican party decided to nominate Chairman of ArmRusgasprom Board Karen Karapetyan.
It was noted that the Republican Party discussed names of two candidates - Karen Karapetyan and First Deputy Mayor Taron Margaryan. Three days ago NEWS.am reported that most likely Karen Karapetyan would be elected.
Ex-Mayor Gagik Beglaryan had to resign after a scandal over beating Aram Kandayan, an employee of the protocol department of the presidential staff.