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Armenian parliament to elect prime minister on October 24

Armenian parliament to elect prime minister on October 24

The election of Armenia's prime minister by the republic's parliament is scheduled for October 24, the National Assembly’s administration said.  In accordance with the Constitution, prime-ministerial candidates are …

Kocharyan to establish 'anti-Pashinyan' party

Kocharyan to establish 'anti-Pashinyan' party

Ex-president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan has announced that he plans to establish a new political party and go into opposition. He said the name of the party is not a principle issue. "The approaches are principle. …

Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Will Pashinyan resign tonight?

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said at the government’s extraordinary meeting that he will make a statement this evening on the final stage of the velvet revolution.  He stressed that today is an …

Pashinyan reveals date of his resignation

Pashinyan reveals date of his resignation

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan intends to resign before October 16. "The snap elections will most likely be held on December 9-10. For this, I must resign before October 16," the Armenian PM said in …

 Pashinyan and Tsarukyan agree on parliamentary election

Pashinyan and Tsarukyan agree on parliamentary election

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the Prosperous Armenia party leader Gagik Tsarukyan signed a memorandum approving the idea of organization of early parliamentary election in December, Pashinyan …

Yerevan mayor not elected

Yerevan mayor not elected

The Yerevan city council’s session, at which a new mayor was to be elected, failed today, since the number of the present members of the council was not enough to do that.   There are three factions in the council. The …

Date of Yerevan mayor election revealed

Date of Yerevan mayor election revealed

Elections of Yerevan mayor will be held on July 16, according to the decision of the Yerevan Council of Elders with 35 votes 'for', 11 'against' and one abstention. The date was offered by the Republican Party of …

 Pashinyan signs decision on making election law reforms

Pashinyan signs decision on making election law reforms

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has signed a decision on forming an electoral legislation reform commission. According to the program of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, the new working …

Nikol Pashinyan becomes head of Armenia

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 …

Republican Party of Armenia makes single statement (VIDEO)

Republican Party of Armenia makes single statement (VIDEO)

The Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) held a meeting during the break in parliament’s special session. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, head of RPA faction Vahram Baghdasaryan said they had made a single …