The next topic on the agenda of the 7th session of the 2nd convocation of the National Assembly was the organization of the election campaign, around which a discussion took place between the Chairman of the National Assembly Nelly Harutyunyan, President of Western Armenia Armenag Aprahamian, and the participating deputies. Nelly Harutyunyan stated that the last session of this year will be held in December 2022, after which a Year of election Campaigning will be announced until December 2023, during which there will be an opportunity to join the ranks of deputies. The campaign will be held electronically. A special commission will be formed, which will count the number of candidates participating in the elections in December 2023. In this context, the NA President asked the following questions to the audience.

1. Based on the fact that next year will be a pre-election, it is necessary to discuss the issue of the Western Armenian presidential candidate, what criteria should a presidential candidate have

2. Are there any deputies who want to nominate their candidacy?

3. Do you see any problems for the incumbent president to present his candidacy for a deputy mandate at the next election? In response to the last question, deputies spoke, expressing their point of view, as a result of which all deputies unanimously gave a positive answer for the nomination of Armenag Aprahamian. 

The discussion was followed by a speech by the President of Western Armenia, Armenag Aprahamian, which we will present in the next news release.