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Heritage Party Leader Raffi Hovannisian urges Serzh Sargsyan, the incumbent President of Armenia, who won the Feb 18 election, to come to Liberty Square and repent his errors, ArmInfo's correspondent reports from Liberty Square, where several thousands of people have come to attend Hovannisian's rally.
Raffi Hovannisian said that everyone has faults and sins, and he is no exception. "It is time to confess the fault and return the stolen to the people. It's time to defend the Constitution, the order, the human rights roughly infringed by the authorities during the presidential campaign. Today there is no Raffi, or Serzh or
Kocharyan, there are Armenian people, united and undivided. And I call on these people to defend their victory and their rights", he said.
To note, according to the preliminary results of the election, the incumbent President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan obtained 58.64% (861,160 votes), the leader of Heritage Party Raffi Hovannisian - 36.75% (539,672), Hrant Bagratyan - 2.15%, Paruyr Hayrikyan - 1.23%, Andreas Ghukasyan - 0.57%, Vardan Sedrakyan - 0.42%, Arman Melikyan - 0.24%. The voter turnout was 1,518,407 or 60.05% of the total number of voters of the republic.