TWO ARMENIANS RUNNING FOR IRANIAN PARLIAMENT
Elections of the Islamic Parliament of 8th convocation are held in Iran
today. According to the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran,
the Armenian community can have two Deputies in the Islamic Parliament.
Tehran based "Alik" daily reports that the candidate form Tehran
and northern Iranian Armenians is Gevorg Vardan. Robert Beglaryan
represents Spahan and southern Iranian Armenians. It should be noted
that both candidates presented the interests of Iranian Armenians in
the previous Parliament.
The Armenian organizations off Iran have urged their compatriots
to actively participate in the elections, since "the parentage of
participation is important for the further activity of the Member