YEREVAN — The newly-elected Armenian National Assembly will convene its first session on January 14, the Central Electoral Commission Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan said at a special meeting on Friday.

He noted that according to Article 100.1 of the Armenian Electoral Code, as well as Article 32.2 of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, the first session should be convened on the second Monday after the formation of the newly elected Parliament.

The new parliament will be comprised of 132 lawmakers.  My Step bloc led by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian will hold 88 seats. Prosperous Armenia Party and Bright Armenia will have 26 and 18 seats, respectively. Under the Electoral Code, the two parties have been granted additional mandates to ensure a one-third presence in the National Assembly.

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