Of the 131 deputies in Armenia’s National Assembly, 65 have not uttered a word in the legislative chamber since September.
These taciturn MPs have neither spoken from the podium or raised a question form the floor during the 4th Session of the National Assembly’s 5th Convocation that ran from September 9 to December 5, 2013.
Breaking down the list of “mute” MPs, we get the following picture per parliamentary faction:
Republican Party – 36 (out of 70 MPs)
Prosperous Armenia – 23 (out of 36 MPs)
Country of Law – 3 (out of 6 MPs)
ARF – 2 (out of 5 MPs)
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