The Central Electoral Commission of Armenia has publicized the preliminary results for Sunday’s snap mayoral elections.
Accordingly, non-partisan Gevorg Parsyan has won the election in Kapan town. He received 54 percent of the votes cast.
Diana Gasparyan, who was nominated by the Civil Contract Party, has won the mayoral election in Armenia’s Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin) city.
Sevak Mikaelyan, the son of National Assembly “Way Out” (Yelk) Faction member Sasun Mikaelyan, has won the election in Hrazdan city.
David Khudatyan, who was nominated by the Civil Contract Party, has won the mayoral election in Armenia’s Armavir town.
The Eurasian Week annual business forum of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has gotten underway Monday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.
The event will bring together sectoral deputy PMs and ministers of the governments of EAEU member and partner countries, as well as the heads state-owned corporations and leading businesses.
An important event of this forum will be the exhibition of the EAEU export and cooperation potential. More than 120 companies will participate in this exhibition.
The Eurasian Week will conclude on Wednesday.
The Eurasian Economic Union comprises Armenia, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
The former mayor of New York, US cybersecurity adviser Rudy Giuliani paid a visit to the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan.
Rudy Giuliani placed a wreath at the genocide monument and planted a tree on Memorial Memory Alley.
Armenian Genocide is “a historical fact,” a former mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani told reporters at Armenian Genocide Memorial complex.
“I certainly would recognize it. I think it is a historical fact, but I am not here in my capacity as a private lawyer for President Trump, I am here as a private citizen,” he said.
According to him, it is for the Trump’s administration to draw conclusions on this issue.
A man has fallen from a building and died Monday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.
At 12:31pm, the 911 emergency hotline received a report that a person had fallen while carrying out construction work at a high-rise in downtown Yerevan, and died.
A fire and rescue squad was dispatched to the scene, the Ministry of Emergency Situations informed.
The rescuers found the dead body of an about 50-year-old unidentified person, near the said building.
US President Donald Trump has confirmed the US will leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) with Russia dating from the cold war that has kept nuclear missiles out of Europe for three decades, The Guardian reported.
“We’ll have to develop those weapons,” the president told reporters in Nevada after a rally. “We’re going to terminate the agreement and we’re going to pull out.”
Speaking to reporters in Nevada, Trump said: “Russia has violated the agreement. They’ve been violating it for many years and I don’t know why President Obama didn’t negotiate or pull out.