Polls open in Armenia for early parliamentary election: AFP


YEREVAN, June 20, 2021 (BSS/AFP) – Polls opened in Armenia on Sunday for
early parliamentary elections which were called in an attempt to heal
divisions after a disastrous war with Azerbaijan, but could spark post-
election protests.

Reformist Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who has lost much of his appeal
after a military defeat last year to arch foe Azerbaijan, is hoping to renew
his mandate but is in a tight race with former president Robert Kocharyan.