Yezid Community Requests Representation in National Assembly

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–A special meeting of the Presidium of the Union of Yezids of Armenia attended by heads of the Union’s departmen’s and representatives of the Yezid community was held Wednesday–and during the meeting several issues of concern were discussed.

The Union’s chairman–Aziz Tamoyan–stressed that the new election code should allow the 70,000 Yezid community to have its own representative in the Armenian National Assembly.

The meeting unanimously decided to present a proposal on this issue to the president–the prime minister and the National Assembly–"hoping that the best traditions existing during the first and second Armenian republics would be renewed."


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