The police entered the machinery in the center of Yerevan because of protests

The police entered the machinery in the center of Yerevan because of protests

Protesters against the current government opposition supporters in the morning began to block major roads of the city.


Moscow. April 25. INTERFAX.RU — the Police of Armenia in the morning on Wednesday began to pull in the center of Yerevan forces and special equipment after the call of the opposition leader Nikola Pashinian hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in protest against the current government.

“The police of Armenia has taken and will take all necessary measures to prevent violations of public order. We are monitoring the situation,” — said the “Interfax” press Secretary of the Armenian police Ashot Aharonyan.

As the Agency reports, the protest began spontaneously in different parts of Yerevan.

On Wednesday morning at the call of opposition leader Nikol Pashinian of Armenia in Yerevan have resumed protests against the government, people began to block the main roads of the city.

On Wednesday morning, were held negotiations and noted acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, however, they were cancelled.

Pashinyan said that he will not allow the holding of the early parliamentary elections in the conditions until the government is headed by the representative of the ruling Republican party.

The opposition leader said that his supporters will speak with mass protests in case of carrying out the authorities of the Republic early parliamentary elections before the change of Prime Minister. “As Prime Minister should be appointed the candidate of the people, then it should be formed an interim government, and after that can be held early parliamentary elections,” said Pashinyan.

The day before he said he was ready to become Prime Minister of Armenia, if the people “lay on him the responsibility.”

The Resignation Of Sargsyan

From 13 April in Yerevan and several cities of the Republic took place – thousands of rallies and protests against the appointment of ex-President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister. 23 APR Sargsyan stated about the resignation, noting that “Nikol Pashinian was right,” Sargsyan himself — no. Later, the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan signed a decree on the resignation of the government.