YEREVAN.-A rally of the opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC) has kicked off in Liberty Square of Yerevan.
First President of Armenia and ANC leader Levon Ter-Petrosyan, head of People’s Party of Armenia Stepan Demirchyan, chairman of “Republic” party’s political council Aram Sargsyan and heads of other parties are on the platform, the Armenian News-NEWS.am correspondent reported.
Opening the rally chairman of Armenian National Movement board Aram Manukyan said Armenia has entered an unprecedented tensed stage when the parliamentary elections will be a preparation stage for the presidential ones.
“There has never been such a necessity to change power,” he stressed. People’s task is to create Armenia to attract those who had left the country, he added.
Armenian National Congress (ANC) is an opposition bloc founded in 2008 after presidential elections. During the August 1, 2008, rally in Yerevan the first President of Armenia and ANC leader Levon Ter-Petrosyan announced formation of the bloc. ANC comprises 18 parties and political forces.
ANC proportional list includes 119 names. It has also nominated MP candidates with the majority election system.