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‘UN always for elections where people can express themselves freely’ – Spox for Sec. General on Armenia

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has commented during a press briefing on the question relating to the snap parliamentary elections in Armenia expected to take place on June 20.

‘UN always for elections where people can express themselves freely’ – Spox for Sec. General on Armenia

‘UN always for elections where people can express themselves freely’ – Spox for Sec. General on Armenia

STEPANAKERT, MARCH 19 , ARTSAKHPRESS: Asked whether the elections would help to ease the tensions in the country and are they going to send the monitoring mission by UN to Armenia, Stéphane Dujarric said:  “I’m not aware that we’ve been requested.  You know, we sent election…  I mean, we don’t send observers, but obviously, we support Member States if we’re requested to do so by the authorities. I have no comment on the political decision to hold elections.  We’re always for elections where people can express themselves freely as to their future”.

He added if they get a request from a Member State, they will study that request.


     

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