Monday, August 2, 2021

Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan Did Not Rule-Out a Return to Presidential Form of Government in Armenia

Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan did not rule out the possibility of a transition from parliamentary to the presidential form of government in the country. He made the statements on Sunday in the city of Sisian at the pre-election rally of the “My Step” bloc, which was broadcast by local news portals.

“If we are convinced of the need to replace the parliamentary form of government with the presidential one, then nothing binds us, and we, with your consent, will do it,” said Pashinyan, addressing the crowd.

And about. The head of the Armenian government also added that there are some clauses in the constitution that are “definitely necessary to change.” “In our constitution, it is emphasized that the person who has been only an Armenian citizen for the last four years and has been permanently residing in the republic can become a minister or deputy, “he explained.

A constitutional reform was carried out in Armenia in 2015 – the presidential form of government was replaced by parliamentary.

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