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Armenia to hold early parliamentary elections on June 20

Armenia to hold early parliamentary elections on June 20

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian said that early parliamentary elections in Armenia will be held on June 20. "At the meeting, we stated that the best way out of the current internal political situation is early …

Armenia's dilemma: elections or civil war, Russia or West

Armenia's dilemma: elections or civil war, Russia or West

Fortunately, the first serious attempt of the armed forces has had no major consequences for now. However, this endeavor shows that the power grip can easily slide away from Pashinyan’s grasp despite all the popular support he has, Turan Gafarlı, Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from Queen Mary University of London and a Master of Arts in Transnational Studies from University College London, writes for Anadolu Agency

Nikol Pashinyan wins war in Armenia?

Nikol Pashinyan wins war in Armenia?

Armenia will not hold snap parliamentary elections - this was the result of a three-month struggle between the government and the opposition after the defeat of the Armenian occupation forces in the Karabakh war.  Representatives …

New Armenian parliament's vice-speakers elected

New Armenian parliament's vice-speakers elected

The Armenian National Assembly elected three vice-speakers today - Lena Nazaryan, Alen Simonyan and Vahe Enfiajyan. Alen Simonyan became vice-speaker from My Step ruling party – 109 MPs cast their …

Armenia named 'country of the year' in UK

Armenia named 'country of the year' in UK

The British weekly newspaper Economist has named Armenia as the country of the year, saying the South Caucasus nation has a "chance of democracy and renewal" after street protests led to a peaceful change of government. …

OSCE satisfied with parliamentary election held in Armenia

OSCE satisfied with parliamentary election held in Armenia

Parliamentary elections held in Armenia this weekend respected fundamental freedoms and were characterized by genuine competition, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) said in a statement. "The general …

Employees at Armenian state institutions to lose their jobs

Employees at Armenian state institutions to lose their jobs

Hundreds of employees at Armenia’s state-governing institutions will lose their jobs after the early parliamentary elections, the Zhamanak newspaper reports.   "Employees at the ministries of Diaspora, culture, foreign …

Pashinyan to be supported by 68.3% of votes

Pashinyan to be supported by 68.3% of votes

Approximately two thirds of the Armenian population will vote for Armenian acting prime ministry Nikol Pashinyan's My Step alliance at the snap parliamentary election, which are to be held on December 9, a full member from …

How much will Armenia's snap parliamentary elections cost?

How much will Armenia's snap parliamentary elections cost?

Armenia's government has approved a decision to allocate about 3 billion drams (about $6.1 million) for the preparation and holding of early parliamentary elections on December 9. The acting Minister of Justice …

Pashinyan takes vacation after dissolving parliament

Pashinyan takes vacation after dissolving parliament

Armenian Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is taking a short-term leave, he posted on his Facebook today. "With your permission, I will afford a short leave," ARKA cited him as saying. The acting …

Power vacuum in Armenia: parliament dissolved

Power vacuum in Armenia: parliament dissolved

The Armenian parliament has failed to elect only candidate Nikol Pashinyan as the country’s prime minister today, which means that a snap parliamentary election will be called. "No one voted for Pashinyan, no …

Pashinyan to hold parliamentary elections on December 9

Pashinyan to hold parliamentary elections on December 9

Armenia will hold snap parliamentary elections on December 9, acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said today. "The election is not conditioned by the interests of Civil Contract or other party, the election is …

Yelk formally nominates Pashinyan as PM candidate

Yelk formally nominates Pashinyan as PM candidate

The Yelk parliamentary faction has nominated Armenia’s acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan as a candidate for the post of prime minister, the head of the faction Lena Nazaryan said. …