Central Electoral Commission denies info on fake stamping paints

Central Electoral Commission denies info on fake stamping paints

PanARMENIAN.Net - Head of the Central Electoral Commission said the media-disseminated information, suggesting the paint for stamping the passports (to be on used on the election day) quickly gets dry, allowing for re-voting, is not true to fact.

Tigran Mukuchyan said the paint has been ordered abroad and has already been delivered to Central Electoral Commission.

He further invited the author of the article to test the paint to make sure the paint doesn’t disappear within 12 hours.

Parliamentary elections are due in Armenia on May 6 featuring 8 political parties (Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), Prosperous Armenia, ARF Dashnaktsutyun (ARFD), Orinats Yerkir, Heritage, Democratic Party of Armenia (DPA), Communist Party of Armenia and United Armenian party, as well as one election bloc represented by opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC).

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