Constitutional Court judge Vahe Grigoryan sees need for new candidate for CC President
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 25, ARMENPRESS. Judge of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Vahe Grigoryan has announced that he sees a need for a new candidate for the position of the Court President.
Asked how he reacts to the candidate of Yervand Khundkaryan for the position of the Constitutional Court President, Grigoryan told reporters: “I think we need a new candidate”.
He also informed that during the working session of the Constitutional Court, which is being held from September 23 to now, three-four judges have addressed questions to CC presidential candidate Yervand Khundkaryan.
During the working session on September 24 Yervand Khundkaryan was self-nominated for the Constitutional Court President. Meanwhile, CC judge Hrayr Tovmasyan has nominated Ashot Khachatryan for the position, however, the latter has withdrawn. As a result, Yervand Khundkaryan remained the only candidate for the CC President.
The election of the CC president and vice president will take place through a voting in a closed format.
On September 15 the Armenian Parliament elected Yervand Khundkaryan, Edgar Shatiryan and Artur Vagharshayn as Constitutional Court judges.
Editing and Translating by Aneta Harutyunyan