Armenia's parliament on March 2 voted for a new Sargsyan to serve as the South Caucasus nation's next president.
Armen Sarkissian was elected as President of Armenia on Friday with a large majority of the members of parliament, Reuters and TASS reported.
At a meeting today in Yerevan of Armenia's National Security Council, PresidentSerzh Sargsyan noted the lack of progress exhibited by Turkey on the matter of normalizing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Current president Serzh Sarkisian nominated Armen Sarkisian as the ruling Republican Party's pick for president on January 19.
"Dear Mr. Sarkissian, I sincerely congratulate you on your election as Armenia'sPresident".
Sarkissian, whose candidacy was suggested by the ruling party, led by outgoing PresidentSerzh Sargsyan, once served as the Armenian ambassador to the United Kingdom and as the country's prime minister. 90 MPs voted in favor of Sarkissian, 10 voted against him, with one bullet paper declared invalid.
"This, of course, is a very important event in the life of our people and state, and of course, is a very important milestone on the way of the establishment of the parliamentary democracy".
In October 1991, Dr. Sarkissian established the first Armenian Embassy in the West in London.
The President of Armenia on Thursday ditched agreements that would have normalised relations with Turkey, in the latest blow to efforts to end decades-long enmity between the neighbours. He has also served as the Armenian ambassador to the European Union, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the Holy See.
Also Friday, four French skiers - two men and two women - were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps, the Guardian reported . A massive search effort was launched with Squaw Valley and Alpone Meadows ski patrols, along with police and fire.
Turkey's military said Turkish-made ATAK helicopters struck a region in western Afrin , killing nine "terrorists". State-run al-Ikhbariya TV said rebels shelled a crossing point to Ghouta in order to prevent people from leaving.
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Around Washington , D.C., downed power lines cut electricity to 170,000 people in Virginia, Maryland and the District. Tom Wolf was sending 90 guard members, mainly to help communities hit by heavy snow in the Poconos Mountains.
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Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy, said: "I utterly condemn this mindless criminal behaviour that has been carried out in recent hours". Armed Gardai responded to an incident in Tallaght following reports of burglary and thefts of vehicles at the supermarket.
Witnesses told The Associated Press that they saw five attackers in a pickup truck heading toward the French Embassy. Responsibility was claimed by a group called Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).
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The turbulence was the result of a powerful Nor'easter that has brought damaging wind gusts throughout the DC area Friday morning. Whilst this flight managed to land, over 3000 have not even been able to take off due to the intense weather.
Both European and British negotiating teams are discussing the possibilities for a transition period after March 2019. Mrs May has said the EU's proposals on Northern Ireland threaten the UK's constitutional integrity.
A decision on a number of other Aer Lingus flights from Cork to Paris, Amsterdam, Malaga and Heathrow will be made in the morning. Gatwick Airport has been presented with the airport of the year accolade at the London Transport Awards.
The Metropolitan Police Department will lead an investigation into the shooting with the support of the Secret Service. Ford, who tried to scale the White House fence past year , was carrying a pistol without a license, according to cops.
In a statement , Walmart said: "In light of recent events, we've taken an opportunity to review our policy on firearm sales". In announcing the change in policy, the company said it had processes in place to make sure it was applied for online sales.
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