CEC REGISTERED HOVHANNES SAHAKYAN DEPUTY OF THE PARLIAMENT OF ARMENIA

/ARKA/
September 17, 2009
YEREVAN

During an extraordinary meeting on Thursday the Central Electoral
Commission of Armenia adopted a unanimous decision on registration
of Hovhannes Sahakyan as a deputy of National Assembly of Armenia.

Taking into account the protocol of NA of Armenia on the termination
of deputy mandate of Myasnik Malkhasyan, as well as the applications
of the citizens Armen Azatyan and Kristine Jamshudyan that they do not
seek Parliament member mandates, and guided by Clause 4 of Article 118
of Election Code of Armenia, Central Electoral Commission, chaired by
the Head of the Central Election Commission Garegin Azaryan adopted
unanimous decision to register Hovhannes Sahakyan from the electoral
list of "Republican Party of Armenia" as a deputy of NA of Armenia.

Deputies Hakob Hakobyan and Myasnik Malkhasyan were convicted guilty
according to Part 1 of Article 225 of Criminal Code of Armenia for
participation in mass disorders on March 1-2, 2008 in Yerevan and
were sentenced to five years of imprisonment but due to amnesty were
set free in the court.