YEREVAN, June 9. / ARKA /. By a vote of 63 against 3 Armenia’s National Assembly has appointed today Arayik Tunyan as a member of the Constitutional Court of Armenia.
He will replace Valery Poghosyan, whose powers were terminated due to reaching the age limit for the post. Tunyan’s candidacy was proposed by parliament speaker Galust .Sahakyan.
The opposition Heritage party voted against Tunyan, while the Prosperous Armenia party did not participate in the voting.
Araik Tunyan graduated from the Moscow State University in 1991. In 1995 he had a post- graduate course at the Russian Academy of Sciences.
In 2004 he continued his education at the Regional Institute of Information Technology of the World Trade Organization; in 2007 he studied at the Secretariat of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe.
From 1999 until now he held various senior positions in executive bodies along with teaching civil law and civil procedure at the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University. -0-