Kremlin Congratulates Armenian People on Parliamentary Election Vote
Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov has congratulated the Armenian people on their choice in yesterday’s snap parliamentary election.
"We see that [Acting Prime Minister Nikol] Pashinyan's party won a convincing victory. We congratulate the Armenian people on their choice," Peskov noted, adding that Armenia is Russia's closest ally and partner.
Pashinyan’s Civil Contract party won 53.92% of the vote, followed by former Armenian President Robert Kocharyan’s “Armenia” bloc with 21.04%.
“Naturally, we wish that this choice of the Armenian people will help to cope with the difficulties that the country is currently experiencing and to enter a sustainable development trajectory,” the Kremlin spokesman told reporters in Mscow.