YEREVAN, September 26. / ARKA /. Armenia’s parliament has received a letter from the president's administration, saying that President Serzh Sargsyan has recommended military prosecutor Gevork Kostanian to take up as Armenia’s prosecutor general, the parliament said.
"The National Assembly will discuss the issue during the next four-day session next week,” the parliament said. Former prosecutor general Aghvan Hovsepian resigned on September 13 after 15 years in office.
According to article 103 of the Constitution of Armenia, the candidacy for prosecutor general is recommended by the president and approved by the National Assembly for a six year term. One and the same person can not serve as prosecutor general for more than two consecutive terms. The National
Assembly may vote to remove prosecutor general from office at the recommendation of the president of the republic in cases stipulated by law. -0-