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Armenian President Supports Switch To Parliamentary System


Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian (file photo)

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian (file photo)

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian says he supports constitutional reforms that would change the system of government to a parliamentary form of government.

The strategy for the transition to a parliamentary system of government was proposed by a special commission for constitutional reform.

Sarkisian instructed a government commission to start talks with political parties and draw up a report on proposals and recommendations for the transition.

The constitutional reforms will be put to a vote in a nationwide referendum.

No date has been set yet for the referendum.

Based on reporting by TASS and Interfax
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