YPC Weekly Newsletter

2011


“FACE OF THE COUNTRY”, PRE-ELECTION DEBATES BETWEEN “DASHNAKTSUTIUN” AND “NEW TIMES”

On November 24 the season’s last pre-election debate of “Yerkri Demky” (“Face of the Country”) was held on the evening air of “Yerkir Media” TV company. The cycle is produced by Yerevan Press Club under “Alternative Resources in Media” project, supported by USAID.

YPC Expert Gegham Baghdasarian hosted Lilit Galstian, RA National Assembly Deputy of ARF “Dashnaktsutiun” faction, and Aram Karapetian, Chairman of “New Times” party. The debates centered on the 2012 parliamentary elections, the draft law of “Dashnaktsutiun” parliamentary faction “On Bodyguards and Security Service”, as well as the November 13, 2011 elections of Ijevan Mayor, on which the candidate of “Prosperous Armenia” party Vardan Galumian won the 12-years incumbent Mayor Varujan Nersisian, representative of the Republican Party of Armenia.

Watch the “Face of the Country” of November 24, 2011 here