New Country (Armenia)

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New Country (in Armenian Նոր Երկիր Nor Yerkir) is a political party in Armenia. It was created by Artashes Tumanyan, chief of President Robert Kocharyan's staff. The party competed with the other pro-establishment groups in 2007's parliamentary election.

In February 2006, the party published a lengthy manifesto in three of Armenia's major newspapers. The party pledged to strive for the country's democratization and economic liberalization. The party has also set the ambitious goal of winning the country European Union membership by 2015.