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Another MP leaves Republican Party of Armenia

The deputy of the Armenian parliament, Arman Sahakyan, leaves the ranks of the former ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). Sahakyan stressed that the relevant decision was made by him personally. "From now on, as a …

Armenia's national debt dangerously increases

Armenia's national debt has made up $6,675,000,000 in late 2017, in which the government’s share is $6,173,000,000, the country's minister of Finance Atom Janjughazyan said. Speaking during the …

Serzh Sargsyan remains in power

Armenia's ex-prime minister Serzh Sargsyan will continue to be the head of the Republican Party, the possibility of changing the party's head is not being considered at the moment, the chairman of the National …

Tenures of three Armenian MPs terminated

Armenian parliament speaker Ara Babloyan signed the protocols on the termination of the tenures of three deputies from the Yelk bloc, the parliament's press service said. Babloyan signed a protocol on the …

Nikol Pashinyan becomes head of Armenia

Armenia’s parliament elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s new prime minister. In a vote in parliament today, 59 lawmakers backed Pashinyan’s candidacy, including some from the ruling …

Pashinyan reveals  when he will step down as premier

The leader of the protest movement and the only candidate for the post of Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan told what he will do if he is elected as a head of state. According to the oppositionist, he will try to form a …

Velvet revolution reaches Armenian villages

Heads of village administrations and councils of elders of Armenian regions actively support protests against self-nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister, led by the leader of the Yelk …

All opposition to vote for Pashinyan

The opposition parliamentary parties succeeded in reaching a consensus on the next day of voting for the new prime minister on May 8th, the head of the Yelk faction, the leader of the protesters against the Republican Party of Armenia and the …

Opposition leader suspends nationwide protests

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan has suspended nationwide protests after the governing Republican Party indicated it would support his bid to be interim prime minister, BBC reports. The demonstrations brought much of Armenia …