Armenian Prime Minister resigns

(VOVWORLD) -Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Sunday announced his resignation to pave the way for snap parliamentary elections scheduled for June.
Armenian Prime Minister resigns  - ảnh 1Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan - Photo: Sputnik

I am resigning from my post as prime minister today" to hold the snap vote on June 20, he said in an announcement broadcast on his Facebook page.

After the decision of Prime Minister Pashinyan, all members of the Cabinet also resigned, in accordance with the  Armenian law. Pashinyan said his party will participate in the elections and that he would be its candidate for prime minister.

The political crisis in Armenia erupted in February this year after several military generals criticized the way Pashinyan handled the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the disputed Nagorny-Karabakh region last year.

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