Ghoukassian to Run for President

STEPANAKERT (Yerevan News Agency)–Sources close to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic leadership announced that Karabakh prime minister and acting president Leonard Petrossian would not be seeking a run in the upcoming presidential elections in Karabakh.

The sources stated that current foreign minister Arkady Ghoukassian would be the only candidate from the Karabakh leadership.

The sources also indicated that Ghoukassian’s candidacy announcement is scheduled to be televised during the national celebration of the fifth anniversary of Shoushi’s liberation.


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