by Tatevik Shahunyan
According to the highly reliable sources of Haykakan Zhamank daily, the initial decision, according to which Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan will be the authorities' candidate for president in the 2018 presidential election, is getting stronger and becoming serious, Haykakan Zhamanak daily reported.
"After the 2017 parliamentary election, they are planning to appoint Ohanyan the prime minister, and in 2018 he will run for [resident. And following the presidential election, President Serzh Sargsyan sees himself in the premier's position. After the expected constitutional changes, this PM will have the broadest powers, and he will be the first "face" of the country in terms of functions and leverage. And they see Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan as a speaker of the parliament", -the daily says.