Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the unrecognized Abkhaz Republic Gamisonia Alekseyevna who is monitoring the Artsakh ConstitutionalRreferendum has positively assessed the course of the voting. In an interview with panorama.am at 3/8 polling station Mrs. Alekseyevna said: “We are glad to be for a vote monitoring mission in Nagorno Karabakh. This is expected to become a historic day and we welcome the conduct of the referendum.”
Chairwoman at 3/8 polling station Lyudmila Harutyunyan told Panorama.am the voting continues in a routine manner with no incidents as of 10:00 a.m.
German observers watching the vote at 1/8 polling station have been satisfied with the course of the election process as well and hailed the organization of the referendum in an interview with Panorama.am
Chairwoman at the mentioned polling station Naira Petrosyan informed that as of 10:00 a.m. 67 citizens have casted their votes with no incidents recorded thus far.
To remind, the Artsakh people are voting today in a referendum on constitutional amendments which envisages a switch to a presidential form of governance. As the Chairwoman of NKR Referendum Central Commission Srbuhi Arzumanyan told at a briefing on early Monday, 280 polling stations opened at 08:00 a.m. throughout the country and at the Permanent Representation of the NKR in Yerevan.
Some 100 international observers are observing the vote, while 80 reporters representing 40 local and foreign media outlets are covering the election process.