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President of the Republic of Armenia
Հայաստանի Հանրապետության նախագահ
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Presidential Standard
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Presidential Seal
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Incumbent
Armen Sarkissian

since 9 April 2018
Style Mr. President (formal)
His Excellency (diplomatic, abroad)
Residence Presidential Palace
Seat Yerevan
Appointer National Assembly
Term length One seven-year term
Constituting instrument Constitution of Armenia
Inaugural holder Levon Ter-Petrosyan
Formation 11 November 1991
Salary annual: AMD 15,873,600
Website www.president.am

The President of Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստանի Նախագահ, Hayastani Nakhagah) is the head of state and the guarantor of independence and territorial integrity of Armenia elected to a single seven year term by the National Assembly of Armenia. Under Armenia's parliamentary system, the President is simply a figurehead and holds ceremonial duties, with most of the political power vested in the Parliament and Prime Minister.

  Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Levon Ter-Petrossian October 16, 1991 February 3, 1998 Pan-Armenian National Movement
2 Robert Kocharyan February 3, 1998 April 9, 2008 (none)
3 Serzh Sargsyan April 9, 2008 April 9, 2018 Republican Party of Armenia
4 Armen Sarkissian April 9, 2018 present (none)

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