One of presidential candidates in Armenia goes on indefinite hunger strike

One of presidential candidates in Armenia goes on indefinite hunger strike
# 15 January 2013 11:58 (UTC +04:00)

He issued a letter, which is addressed to the Central Electoral Commission Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan, in connection with holding free elections in the country. APA reports quoting news.am.

Ghukasyan demands to invalidate president Serzh Sargsyan’s nomination.

“If the ruling party candidate’s registration is not declared null and void before the start of the campaign, I will consider my and the public’s right to vote to be violated. My civic duty dictates me to declare an indefinite hunger strike to defend this right,” presidential nominee Andreas Ghukasyan’s letter reads in particular.

The next presidential elections in Armenia will be held on February 18.

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