Expired ID is not reason to prevent citizens from voting: Police
YEREVAN, January 21. / ARKA /. Armenian police said today that citizens with expired identity documents can not be prevented from voting in February 18 presidential election. It said expiry of ID is not a reason to not allow citizens to go to polls. The police said this is stipulated by the Electoral Code of the Republic.
The election will be contested by eight candidates - the incumbent president Serzh Sargsyan, former prime minister Hrant Bagratian, ex-foreign minister Raffi Hovannisian, a Soviet time dissident Paruyr Hayrikyan, former foreign minister of Karabakh Arman Melikyan, a political analyst Andrias Ghukasyan, a businessman Vartan Sedrakian and Aram Harutyunyan, leader of a small National Unity party. -0-