OSCE/ODIHR to Conduct "Large-Scale" Election Observation in Armenia
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has announced its decision to organize a large-scale monitoring in the December 9 parliamentary election in Armenia.
Members of the mission met on Tuesday with Tigran Mukuchyan, the chairman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC), to introduce their activities and election observation methodology, the CEC’s press service reports.
The OSCE/ODIHR will send 13 permanent members, about 20 long-term and over 200 short-term observers to Armenia to conduct the monitoring, the head of the mission, Urszula Gacek, said, adding that representatives of the OSCE and the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assemblies’ observation missions will also join them later.
Highlighting the importance of the monitoring in the December 9 snap election, Mukuchyan highly appreciated also observation missions’ role and significance in electoral reforms. He also briefed the guests on their current organizational activities.
The CEC approved the schedule of the snap election on November 2. The deadline for the political forces to submit their applications is 6:00pm Yerevan time, November 14. So far, only Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s Civil Contract party and the alliance "We" have announced their plans to run for election.
Japan Welcomes G20 Leaders for Summit Centred on Climate Change
2 Killed, 22 Injured As Russian Plane Makes Emergency Landing
Maduro Says He Will Be 'Ruthless' If Opposition Attempts Coup
PM Receives EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia
France Closing Dozens of Schools Because of a Heatwave
Georgian Deputy PM to Visit Armenia
5 Day Weather Forecast in Armenia
Georgian Citizen of Armenian Origin Injured in Tbilisi Clashes
Egypt Says 7 Policemen Killed in Sinai Jihadist Attack
Awarding Ceremony in Connection With the 95th Anniversary of Formation of the Statistics System of Artsakh
Pompeo Meets Indian Leader Amid Trade Tensions
ANCA Welcomes Introduction of Sherman Amendment on Azerbaijan’s Threats to Shoot Down Civilian Aircraft
Macron Speaks to Rouhani to Try to Ease Mideast Tension
Arshavir Gharamyan Appointed Secretary of the Artsakh Republic Security Council
Brazil's Supreme Court Rejects Request to Free Ex-President Lula
U.S. Aims to Restart China Trade Talks, Will Not Accept Conditions on Tariff Use
Iraqi President Says will not Let US Attack Iran from His Territory
Stephanie Grisham to Replace Sarah Sanders As White House Press Secretary
North Korea Lashes Out at US 'Hostile Acts' As Trump Heads to Asia
Iran Foreign Minister Accuses US’ Bolton of Plotting For War
"Any Armenian Living Outside the Homeland Should Realize That Their Ultimate Goal is to Return to Armenia": Nikol Pashinyan (PHOTOS)
Giacomo Luigi Ciamician, Armenian Chemist, the Pioneer of Solar Energy Idea
Kosovo's Threats to Join Albania Raise Opportunities For Armenia and Artsakh
Trump’s New Immigration Plan’s Threats to Armenia
Karabakh: "Coercion to Peace" Gaining Ground Again
Artsakh Should Be Fully Involved in the Humanitarian Events: Expert
There is No Religion For Food, All Are Human Beings
What is the "Summit of Minds"
MFA Statement on the Scheduled Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Washington D.C.
Wind: 6 km/h