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October 23 2017 | 8:04am AET

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Raffi Hovannisian Hangout before inauguration (ENGLISH)


On April 9, incumbent Serzh Sarkisian will be sworn in for another term as president of Armenia.

As that happens, Sarkisian's bested rival, Raffi Hovannisian, will be taking part in his own inauguration — the "inauguration of a new Armenia," as he says. It's unclear exactly what the event will be, but the timing is almost certainly no accident.

Hovannisian disputes the results of the February 18 election. He lost to Sarkisian by roughly 20 points, according to official results. He recently ended a two-week hunger strike that he had been holding to protest the election results and demand electoral reforms.

RFE/RL's Armenian Service (Radio Azatutyun) discussed all of these issues and more with Hovannisian in an exclusive Google+ Hangout on the evening of April 7.

 
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