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All the pre-conditions have been created in Armenia to hold the most democratic election in Armenia over its new history, vice-speaker of the parliament, Edward Sharmazanov, said when meeting foreign journalists in Yerevan today.
He said that versus the previous election, these are fully provided with pluralism of viewpoints and freedom of speech, and international observers also noticed that. He also added that the law-enforcement agencies operatively react at all the complaints of the candidates for president.
Touching on the prospects of economic development of the country, Sharmazanov said that Armenia's blockade by Turkey and Azerbaijan is an obstacle on this way.
Touching on the Armenian-Iranian relations, he said that Armenia is for peaceful settlement of the situation around Iran, as numerous Armenian community have been living in this country and Armenia does not want any military intervention. He also added that close economic cooperation has been developing between Armenia and Iran and many projects are being implemented.
As for the Karabakh conflict, he said that the Armenian party is only for peaceful settlement of the conflict, whereas Baku always speaks the language of threats and militarism. Sharmazanov called on the world community to be harsher regarding Baku.