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ARF Dashnaktsutyun Party is beside the people who showed their strong will at the Feb 18 presidential election. Armen Rustamyan, Head of ARFD Faction in the Parliament, representatives of the ARFD Supreme Body, made such statement at the rally of Raffi Hovannisian's supports in Liberty Square on Feb 22.
Welcoming the people on behalf of ARFD, Rustamyan said that over the last few days "Liberty Square had been waiting for ARFD, and ARFD is here now."
Rustamyan said that consolidation of the people is a significant precondition for establishment of power. However, solution of this task requires time, efforts and hard work. The public will cannot be broken and the public is resolute in the pursuit of its goals.
"Raffi Hovannisian met us and we discussed the current situation. We support the constitutional way and pursue achievement of tangible results. The current situation must make the authorities seek a way out. Our country needs fundamental reforms," Rustamyan said.
The preliminary data of the Feb 18 presidential election aroused high public response in the country. To recall, Raffi Hovannisian received 36.75% of votes and lost the Feb 18 presidential election to the incumbent president Serzh Sargsyan who received 58.64% of votes. Since February 19 Hovannisian has been organizing rallies in the Liberty Square.