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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 …

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 …

RPA promises to vote for Pashinyan

Vahram Baghdasaryan, head of the parliamentary faction of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, said against the background of today's global protests in the republic that the RPA agrees to vote for the candidate who will gain the majority …

Bagrat Asatryan: Armenia biased against Serge Sargsyan

Expressions of protest against the nomination of former President Serzh Sargsyan as candidate for Armenian prime minister have a completely objective basis - the citizens are tired of the ineffective leadership of the …

Armenian government resigns

Armenian President Armen Sarkisyan received Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan today and accepted the government’s resignation,presidential aide Hasmik Petrosyan said. Under the Constitution, the …

Armenia celebrates Day of Karabakh Occupants

Yesterday, the most militarized member of the Council of Europe (and the third most militarized country in the world) Armenia celebrated one of the main state holidays - the Army Day. On this day, by tradition, the authorities openly acknowledge …

Armenia Prime Minister goes on vacation

Armenia's Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has left the country for a short vacation, PM’s spokesperson Aram Araratyan wrote on his Facebook page.  According to him, Karapetyan will …

New Year holidays in Armenia may be cut

Armenia's government intends to cut New Year holidays. The government-proposed amendments to the law on holidays and memorable days will be discussed at the next cabinet meeting on December 14 and then they will be put on the …