Armenia to announce snap election on Thursday or Friday: Ifax Cites Minister

Reuters , Thursday 18 Mar 2021

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has faced calls to resign since last November when he agreed to a Russian-brokered ceasefire

Nikol Pashinyan
File Photo: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan is pictured during an interview with Reuters in Yerevan, Armenia taken on October 13, 2020. REUTERS

Armenia will announce a snap parliamentary election on Thursday or Friday, the Interfax news agency reported cited a government minister as saying.

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has faced calls to resign since last November when he agreed to a Russian-brokered ceasefire that halted six weeks of fighting between ethnic Armenian and Azeri forces over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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