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Transparency International 2006 Corruption Perception Index was Presented

Transparency International 2006 Corruption Perception Index was Presented

On November 6, at 13.00 Yerevan time, Amalia Kostanyan, Chairwoman of the CRD/TI Armenia in National Press Club presented 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index of Transparency International global coalition against corruption. This year's index reveals a strong correlation between corruption and poverty. It shows that, despite improved legislation, machinery of corruption remains intact. A.Kostanyan answered the journalists' questions participating in the press conference, and reflected on the consequences of corruption for Armenia, including the negative effect of political corruption on democratization processes in view of its 2007 parliamentary elections.