Armenias Top Court Upholds Re-Election of Sargsyan

The Moscow Times
Sunday 17th March, 2013

YEREVAN – Armenia’s Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected claims by two unsuccessful presidential candidates that the Feb. 18 vote was rigged, upholding the re-election of incumbent Serzh Sargsyan. The main election body had said there were no violations during the vote that could have influenced its outcome, while international monitors said the ballot was an improvement on previous ones although it lacked real competition. Investors worry over signs of instability in the South Caucasus region, a key transit route for Caspian energy resources to Europe. Violence after the 2008 election …

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