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Nikol Pashinyan makes first appointment

Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan made his first government appointment today, the press service of the country's government said Pashinyan picked Eduard Aghajanyan as head of 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 about fate of oligarchs in new Armenia

There will not be oligarchs in the Armenian government, National Assembly opposition Yelk Faction head, PM candidate Nikol Pashinyan promised at the parliamentary briefings. Pashinyan noted that if elected PM, he will …

Will Armenia PM’s powers be curtailed?

Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Dashnaktsutyun Party faction urged to curtail the powers of the republic's prime minister, Armen Rustamyan, head of Dashnaktsutyun Party faction, said at the parliamentary briefings in …

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 …