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On the day of the presidential election in Armenia the voters sign a new agreement, Armenian President and presidential candidate Serzh Sargsyan said at today's meeting with the residents of Davidashen administrative district of Yerevan. He asked the residents to support him and promised that he will always support his voters if re- elected.
"Five years ago we signed an agreement with you on overcoming the challenges by joint efforts. We kept our promise by overcoming the economic, domestic political and regional crises", he said. The President added that despite the big number of challenges, they did not give ground.
To note, the following candidates will run for presidency on Feb 18: incumbent President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, former Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan, leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovhannisian, leader of Self-Determination Union Paruyr Hayrikyan, leader of National Accord Party Aram Harutyunyan, former Foreign Minister of Nagorno-Karabakh Arman Melikyan, political expert Andrias Ghukasyan and folklore specialist Vardan Sedrakyan.