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Yearbook 1996

Armenia. According to, Presidential elections were held in Armenia on September 22. The incumbent President Levon Ter-Petrosian was nominated by the Electoral Commission as the winner in the election. He received 51.7% of the vote. Several in the opposition accused the president of electoral fraud, and the European Security Organization, the OSCE, which was responsible for monitoring the election, discovered major irregularities in the vote. They also felt that the presidential election victory could be called into question.

1996 Armenia

On November 4, Prime Minister Grant Bagratian filed his resignation application. His successor was named Armen Sarkisian, the country's ambassador to the United Kingdom.

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