Armenian PM Sargsyan quits after 11 days of street protests
23 April, 2018, 21:58
In text, published by his office, he said that opposition parliamentarian Nikol Pashinyan, who called protests, "was right". This is not my thing. "I was wrong", he said, adding that "I am leaving the position of the head of state, and the post of Prime Minister of Armenia".
Former Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan addresses the U.N. General on September 19, 2017 during his tenure as the Armenia's president. "I am meeting your demand".
He continued, "I am addressing you for the last time as the country's leader".
Thousands of anti-government protesters have been rallying the streets of Yerevan since April 13, and Sunday's rally attracted some 50,000 demonstrators.
Men wearing military uniforms could be seen marching in Yerevan with protesters.
Calling on those business people who've "already packed their bags" to leave the country, Pashinyan said there would be no vendettas, promising to usher in "an atmosphere of fraternity, equality, justice and national unity".
The vote was marred by allegations of ballot rigging and claims Mr Sargsyan wanted to simply switch office after his presidency ended. "You won, proud citizen of the Republic of Armenia".
"The enemy is looking at events in our country". He'd been prime minister for 19 months until stepping aside to make way for Sargsyan.
The protests in Armenia have been mostly non-violent with some exception, but still quite disruptive.
Sargsyan maintained close ties as president with Russian Federation, which has a key military base in Armenia and sells arms to the Caucasus republic that's locked in a decades-long conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. If new people come to power in Armenia, they will take this fact into account and try to distance themselves from Moscow. They feel like they deserve a better life and a more democratic country.
Protesters poured into the streets in the days beforehand to try to stop the parliament from passing the measure, and clashed with police.
Who is Serzh Sargsyan?
"In Armenia's 27 years of independence, not one president has ruled more than the permitted two terms or has rewritten the constitution to suit him", said Grigor Atanesian, a political observer and Fulbright scholar at the University of Missouri. At least eight people died. He was re-elected in 2013, with his second and final term ending on 9 April.
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