The Speaker of Artsakh parliament Ashot Ghulyan will run for presidency in Artsakh Republic. The decision was announced at the sixth convention of the Artsakh Democratic party, the released statement by the political force said.
To note, general elections are scheduled to be held in the Republic of Artsakh in 2020. Voters will elect the President and members of the National Assembly. It will be the first time the President and National Assembly are elected at the same time.
Earlier, former PM Arayik Harutyunyan, former chief of National Security Council Vitaly Balasanyan, former FM Masis Mayilian, the head of “National Revival” opposition party Hayk Khanumyan, former Commander at Artsakh Defense Army Samvel Balayan announced plans to run for presidency.