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Election observation mission in Armenia to hold press conference at 3 p.m. local time (12:00 CET)


Election observation mission in Armenia to hold press conference at noon

Strasbourg, 15.02.2013 - The international election observation mission monitoring the presidential elections in Armenia will present its preliminary post-election statement at a press conference on Tuesday, 19 February, in Yerevan.


The international observation mission is a common endeavour involving the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR), the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and the European Parliament (EP).


This common endeavour comprises some 290 observers from 38 countries, including 40 long-term observers and experts from the OSCE/ODIHR and some 200 short-term observers seconded by participating States upon a request by the OSCE/ODIHR, as well as 24 parliamentarians and staff from PACE and 10 from the EP. (more...)


Journalists are invited to attend the press conference on Tuesday, 19 February, at 15:00 in the Tigran Mets Ballroom of the Marriott Hotel, 1 Amyrian St., Yerevan.


Live stream of the press conference is available at or at


- Armenian election generally well-administered and fundamental freedoms respected, but some key concerns remain, international election observers say

- Press release


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