4 October 1999 YEREVAN–Prime Minister Vazgen Sarkisyan was widely regarded as the strong leader that Armenia needed at this stage of its development. Both feared and respected by those in the country, Sarkisyan was always seen as the real force behind the presidency, and as responsible for ensuring victory in the conflict between Armenia and […]

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