Foreign media about the Presidential Election of RA
Today, according to the results of the National Assembly's secret ballot, Armen Sargsyan elected as the fourth president of Armenia: 90 for, 10 against. Foreign mass media also touched upon the election of the fourth President of the Republic of Armenia. In particular, "Взгляд" newspaper reports about Armen Sargsyan - the only ruling candidate nominated by the Republican Party of Armenia in the presidential post. “90 MPs voted for Sargsyan and 10 against. Thus, 101 MPs voted, one ballot paper was invalidated”, writes "РИА Новости".
"Интерфакс", in his turn, mentions that since the election of the new president, the country passes to the form of parliamentary government.
Cypros online writes about Armenian Ambassador in Great Britain, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sargsyan. "Armen Sargsyan wished success to Serzh Sargsyan who can claim the post of Prime Minister", writes website. "Reuters" also comments: "In 2015 December, Armenia passed semi-presidential to parliamentary government".
"Eurasianet" mentions the economic situation and the unknown relations with Russia after the new changes.
British Daily Star reports on the attempt of the current president Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia to strengthen the new governance system after leaving the post of president in April.