Armenia. According to
Countryaah.com, 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.
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.