SDU’s Hayrikyan Leader Ready to Unite with Armenian National Party


YEREVAN, OCTOBER 22. ARMINFO. <Self-determination unity> party’s
leader Paruyr Hayrikyan didn’t exclude the possibility of the
unification with Armenian National Party. Paruyr Hayrikyan himself
stated at the press-conference, Friday.

According to Hayrikyan, he is ready to unite with any party with whom
< Self-determination unity> party will find common
interests. Concerning the issue on the registration of <Jehovah’s
Witnesses> religious organization, he noted that the organization is
not mentioned in law violations in Armenia. At the same time, the
Government must exercise severe control over its activity. Referring
to his favorite theme of the negative influence of Russia on Armenia,
P. Hayrikyan reminded that he is the opponent of Russian imperialism,
which reemerged with <security officer’s> occupying the President’s
office. He mentioned that Russia’s ex-President Boris Yeltsin’s policy
included some democratic elements. What democratic elements the matter
concerned, when the whole world was witnessing Russia’s collapse,
P. Hayrikyan preferred not to go into details.

During the press-conference Hayrikyan informed that he will take part
in the international conference <The European Union. The priorities of
foreign policy> , which will take place 30-31, October, 2004 in
Tbilisi. He will make a 15-minute report. According to P. Hayrikyan
there will be representatives from Georgia, Germany, Great Britain and
other European countries at the conference.-A-

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress