Official election campaign of presidential election starts in Armenia

Official election campaign of presidential election starts in Armenia
# 21 January 2013 11:07 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Shamil Alibeyli – APA. The election campaign of the 2013 presidential election started today, APA reports quoting Armenian media.

The following eight candidates are running in the presidential election: the incumbent President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, former Foreign Minister of Armenia Raffi Hovannisian, former Prime Minister Hrant Bagratian, former Foreign Minister of the NKR Arman Melikian, Chairman of National Self-Determination Union Party (AIM) Paryur Hayrikian, leader of National Accord Party Aram Harutyunian, epos expert Vardan Sedrakian, and political scientist Andreas Ghukasian.

By the Electoral Code, the candidates can use 60 minutes of free airtime on the Public Television and 120 minutes on the Public Radio.The election campaign officially start today and will last until February 16, 24:00 local time. Voting on Election Day will start at 8:00 am and end at 8 pm on February 18.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED