"Twenty nine percent of members of the Armenian National Congress (HAK) are in favor of a coalition. Thirty percent of all political parties are in favor of the coalition, and the rest are against it," said today sociologist Aharon Adibekyan.
Aharon Adibekyan advises all political parties on joining or not joining the coalition, and has specifically explained the significance of joining the coalition to "Country of Law" Party (OEK).
"You keep your administrative resource and don't lose a large part of your electorate," said Adibekyan.
According to Adibekyan, the Dashnaktsutyun shouldn't have stepped out of the coalition. The party paid a high price for that in the National Assembly elections because if it stayed in the coalition, it wouldn't have lost 11 seats."
To play a role in the upcoming presidential or next National Assembly elections, Adibekyan advises the political parties joining the coalition to stay in the coalition and work throughout the period between elections. "Most of the deputies get elected and never show up to parliament."
The sociologist also talked about Robert Kocharyan's possible return to politics. "Robert Kocharyan's return is completely senseless."
Adibekyan also said the following about Robert Kocharyan's reputation: "Robert Kocharyan forgets that he has 59 percent rating, and that's not his personal rating, but his office. His personal rating is 2.5 percent."