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By-election for Armenian representative in October
2005-09-09 12:13:41

Nicosia, Sep 9 (CNA) ---- The by-election for a new representative of the Armenian religious group to the Cyprus House of Representatives will take place October 9th, 2005.

The new representative will succeed Bedros Kalaydjian, who died last week at the age of 71.

Candidacies must be submitted to the Chief Returning Officer Monday 26 September 2005, between 0900 and 1230, local time.

The Ministry of Interior calls upon all Armenian Cypriots who will be 18 before or on October 9th to register at their district offices to be able to vote.

The three religious groups, belonging to the Greek Cypriot community, Latins, Armenians and Maronites, elect a representative each to the House, who does not take up one of the 56 parliamentary seats.

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