Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced that he would resign in April, but the actions will remain. The head of the Cabinet of Ministers for holding early parliamentary elections in the country. He made such a statement on Sunday, March 28, at a meeting with residents of the village of Aragats as part of a trip to the Armavir region of Armenia, Anadolu reports.
In April, I will resign – not to resign, but to continue early parliamentary polls. I will continue to be the acting prime minister. During this period. He said.
Simultaneously, Nikol Pashinyan noted that if his powers are confirmed, he will continue to work “better than before,” if not, “he will transfer power to the one who will be elected.
Extraordinary Parliamentary elections in Armenia to be held on June 20.
After the elections, the parliament – the National Assembly – will have to elect a new prime minister. If, after two rounds, no candidate gets the required number of votes, parliament will dissolve itself.
It should be reminded that protests are taking place in Yerevan, which began after signing an agreement on the Nagorno-Karabakh issue. The ruling parliamentary faction “My Step” proposed the opposition, which supports Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation to oppose the Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh. However, the opposition’s main demand, which advocates close ties with Russia, is Pashinyan’s resignation. Ex-presidents of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Robert Kocherian, and Serzh Sargsyan and the current president of the country, Armen Sargsyan, spoke in favor of this.
On November 27, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in his televised address to the nation that the opposition, which favors close ties with Russia, seeks to wreak havoc and move the war inland. Earlier, Pashinyan said that the opposition’s calls for the government’s resignation did not receive sufficient support from the Armenian society. He admitted that after the signing of the agreement on Karabakh, internal political tension remains in Armenia, but the issue of power can be resolved only by the expression of the will of the people.
On November 5, Vitaly Portnikov told Guildhall that the Kremlin is dissatisfied with the results of the revolution in Armenia and the removal from power of the pro-Russian clans, in particular the group of the former president of the country, a supporter of Russia, Robert Kocharian, therefore they allow a military escalation in the region and the offensive of Azerbaijan with the support of Turkey.
Prosperous Armenia positions itself as a center-right, liberal-conservative political party, advocating the preservation of national and traditional values, attaching great importance to the family, church, and statehood. The party also actively supports the development and strengthening of the Armenian-Russian allied and strategic relations.