Political expert: Reports that the Azeri Parliament might adopt a law "On Occupied Territories of Azerbaijan" were just an attempt to see the reaction of the Azeri society, Armenia and the world community
Marat Terterov: Armenia’s long term security will be better served by strengthening economic security, rather than defining national security on the basis of the Tsarist Russian catch-cry “armiya i flot”
Chairman of Russia's Central Electoral Commission Vladimir Churov will personally observe the Feb 18 presidential election in Armenia, Secretary of Russia's CEC Nikolay Konkin told journalists on Wdnesday.
ITAR-TASS quotes Konkin as saying that member of Russia's CEC Sergey Danileynko and several chairmen of regional electoral commissions will visit Armenia before the election while Churov will arrive on the day of the voting.
5 international and 10 local organizations will monitor the presidential election in Armenia. The OSCE/ODIHR will have 250 observers, the CIS 170, PACE 22, ICES 35.