As a result of establishing the presidential system in Turkey based on the constitutional changes through a referendum, the level of unpredictability of the state policies led by Erdogan in foreign and domestic dimensions will dramatically increase.
The lawsuit initiated by the principals of 30 schools against the “Union of Informed Citizens” (UIC) NGO aims at intimidating the civil society representatives engaged in the disclosure of illegitimacies of the government.
“Armenian Revolutionary Federation” Party considers the rating system of candidates, election bribes and the discussions about making concessions on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to be the most worrisome issues of the Parliamentary Elections planned on April 2.
The most common violation during the parliamentary election campaign was the participation of officials and employees of state institutions in the meetings of the ruling parties, especially the meetings with the Republican candidates, during working hours. Varujan Hoktanyan, Project Director of Transparency International Anti-Corruption Center, said this during the press conference on the topic of “Abuse of Administrative Resources in the Parliamentary Elections 2017: Monitoring Results” at Media Center on March 29.
Political parties participating in the elections in Armavir region mainly targeted at agricultural issues, from the improvement of irrigation system to the increase of efficiency and productivity in rural economies.
Political parties and alliances participating in the elections mainly focus on fighting against corruption, security and the resolution of social and economic problems in their programs and campaign promises both on the national and local levels.