ARMENIAN MINISTER NOT TO JOIN OPPOSITION

Noyan Tapan news agency
15 May 06

Yerevan, 15 May: "I cannot imagine my further political activities
in the opposition," the deputy chairman and one of the founders of
the Orinats Yerkir (Law-Governed Country) Party, Sergo Yeritsyan,
has said while commenting on his quit from the party. Asked by from a
Noyan Tapan correspondent whether he will get any post, Yeritsyan said:
"Time will show".

According to some reports in the press, Yeritsyan will be appointed
as Armenian presidential advisor.

Yeritsyan is now the minister of education and science in the ruling
coalition.

[Passage omitted: The Orinats Yerkir Party officially quit the ruling
coalition at the end of the last week]