Armenian Prime Minister to Step Down in April

3/30/2021

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will resign in April to hold snap elections in June, he announced in a video on his Facebook page on Sunday.

Pashinyan has been under increasing pressure to step down following a military defeat against neighboring Azerbaijan and an ongoing spat with Armenian military leaders. Thousands of protesters have also called on Pashinyan to leave power, blaming him for the country's military defeat.

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