YEREVAN. – Artsakh will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on March 31, and this is the first time when the parliament and president will be elected on the same day, Zhoghovurd newspaper writes on Saturday, 25 January.
“Free Homeland” party, that is holding the majority of seats in the parliament, is considered to be the favorite. The newspaper says that young and new faces are among the candidates from this party, “as Free Homeland plans to focus on fresh staff”, the newspaper writes.
“In fact, “Free Homeland” party, the largest party in Artsakh, is striving to change its face. Arayik Harutyunyan, the former prime minister of Artsakh, is the party’s candidate in the presidential elections. The revolutionary authorities of Armenia also have a positive attitude towards him,” Zhoghovurd says.