June 20, 2021 – 16:48 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – First President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan on Sunday, June 20 voted in the snap parliamentary elections in the country and left the polling station without speaking to reporters, Sputnik Armenia reports.
Ter-Petrosyan visited a polling station in Yerevan all by himself, fulfilled his civic duty, got in the car and left. His party, the Armenian National Congress, is among the 25 blocs and parties participating in the national vote.
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced on March 18 that Armenia will hold snap parliamentary elections on June 20. The PM came under fire after signing a statement with the Russian and Azerbaijani Presidents to end the war in Nagorno-Karabakh almost 45 days after the start of the military hostilities. Under the deal, the Armenian side was forced to return all the seven regions surrounding Karabakh, having lost a part of Karabakh itself in hostilities.