By a vote of 70 to 0 the Armenian parliament has elected today Anna Vardapetyan as new Prosecutor General.
She had been nominated for the post by the ruling Civil Contract party of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
Anna Vardapetyan was born in 1986 in Yerevan. She graduated from the faculty of law of Yerevan State University. In different years, she worked as advisor to the Chairman of the Court of Cassation, Secretary of the Council of Court Chairmen, advisor to the Minister of Justice, and Deputy Minister of Justice. Since March 2020 she has been an aide to the Prime Minister of Armenia.
Vardapetyan will replace the current Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan, whose tenure expires in September 2022. He was appointed to the post in September 2016.