Politics in Armenia
President Armen Sargsyan discussed with representatives of the opposition the issue of dismissing the head of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces. Comments on the situation from social networks
The Prime Minister twice sent the President the documents on the dismissal of the head of the General Staff of the Armed Forces and twice the President returned them unsigned. The decision may already come into force without his signature
Dialogue between the opposition parties demanding the resignation of the prime minister and the government is failing. They "communicate" through statements and keynote speeches at rallies
Actions of the authorities and the opposition have been scheduled on the situation in the country, in addition, the day of memory of the victims is celebrated on March 1, 2008, when people died during the dispersal of the demonstration
The opposition held another march of many thousands and met with the president, deputies from the ruling faction boycotted the meeting of the parliament council
The Prime Minister called on the opposition and the leadership of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, demanding his resignation, to return to their duties. But in response, they only confirmed their intention to continue the fight.
Armenian PM Pashinyan has already begun the procedure for dismissing the head of the General Staff and urged his supporters to take to the streets
"Iskander missile systems did not explode or only exploded by ten percent," Nikol Pashinyan said on a local news site with a pro-Western bias.
Many are participating in the movement to demand the resignation of the prime minister, despite not sympathizing with the opposition. They just think a change of government is necessary
Vagharshak Harutyunyan said that Armenia is counting on long-term peace in Karabakh, the beginning of reforms in the army and is interested in expanding the existing Russian military base in Gyumri
In November 2020, the resignation of Nikol Pashinyan was considered necessary by 35%. Yet he retains the highest rating among other Armenian politicians
Armenian experts and social media users commented on the interview of ex-President Serzh Sargsyan, which was shown on one of the local TV channels for two days in a row
Serzh Sargsyan criticized the current authorities for two days in a row. Now he said that even half of the Armenian army did not participate in the war, and the Iskander was not used at the main stage of the war.
Sargsyan presented the details of the negotiation process on Karabakh, in which he himself participated, refuting the statements of the current prime minister about the mistakes made at that time
Experts believe that this is a deliberate move, since the "revolutionary prime minister" Pashinyan sees the weakness of his competitors in the street struggle. On the political situation in the country
The opposition believes that Prime Minister Pashinyan and the ruling faction My Step have realized that in the event of elections they will not be able to stay in power
Yerevan accuses Baku of violating a number of conventions during the second Karabakh war in autumn 2020 and beyond
The statements of the oppositionist Pashinyan before coming to power differ sharply from the foreign policy course that he led already as prime minister