Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Armen Sarkissian Elected Fourth President of Armenia

President Serzh Sarkisian during a National Security Council meeting Thursday when he announced the official nullification of the Protocols President Serzh Sarkisian during a National Security Council meeting Thursday when he announced the official nullification of the Protocols
Kim Reese | 04 March, 2018, 05:04

President of Lithuania Dalia GrybauskaitÄ— extended congratulations to President-elect Armen Sarkissian of the Republic of Armenia, reports Armenpress.

Dalia GrybauskaitÄ— wished Armen Sarkissian continued success, patience and wisdom in performing the important and responsible duties of the presidential position. Yelk, which holds 9 seats in the 105-member parliament, has also questioned his eligibility to serve as head of state. The power in the country will be concentrated in the hands of the legislature and the government, while the functions of the president will be representational.

Sargsyan himself has been a leader of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia since 2007 and now intends to become a prime minister of the country.

So far, parliaments in more than 20 countries, including Germany, have voted in laws or resolutions explicitly recognising the Armenian "genocide". But all of those officials will have to be nominated by the prime minister first.

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Once she realized his medical techniques were really sexual abuse , she felt "humiliation, guilt, shame and disgust". Moore is the younger brother of Kamerin Moore , a collegiate gymnast who says she was also abused by Nassar.

The election also marks a major power shift.

In 1997 His Holiness Pope John Paul II bestowed the St. Gregory the Great Award to Dr. Sarkissian.

Born in Yerevan on June 23, 1951, Dr. Sarkissian graduated from the Yerevan State University's Department of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics.

Serzh Sargsyan is a former military officer who fought in the 1988-94 Nagorny-Karabakh War against fellow former Soviet republic-turned-arch-enemy Azerbaijan and previously served as prime minister from 2007-2008. Under his leadership, the Programme implemented a series of very successful projects, such as the Eurasia Business Executive and Leadership Programme for young business professionals in the Eurasia region.

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