Ruling Republican Party in Armenia leads in parliamentary election

The ruling Republican Party in ex-Soviet Armenia leads in a parliamentary election. The Central Election Commission’s (CEC) preliminary results showed the Republican Party got 53.20 per cent of the votes, while the opposition Tsarukyan’s Alliance got 26.56 per cent.

The government-loyal Dashnaktsutyun Party got 8.07 per cent, enough for the party to enter parliament. Preliminary results were posted on the CEC website and based on results from 18 per cent of the polling stations yesterday.

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