Catholicos Aram I calls on PM Pashinyan to step down

Catholicos Aram I calls on PM Pashinyan to step down
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  • calendar-gray 08 December 2020

Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I has called on Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan to resign and allow parliament to elect a new leader, APA reports citing Armenian media.

“The Armenian people are deeply alarmed,” the Catholicos said in a statement. The defeatist emotional state has caused uncertainty and despair.”

“We have large numbers of victims, captives, wounded and refugees. There is not a single Armenian around the world who doesn’t feel the suffering of this huge loss of the nation. The people are demanding a comprehensive and clear accountability about this horrible tragedy,” he said, calling on PM Pashinyan to step down.

“We expect that an interim government of accord led by a new elected prime minister will prioritize holding without delay early elections of parliament,” he concluded.

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