Armenia protests spread as parliament votes on new PM

Armenia protests spread as parliament votes on new PM
 

Protests against a new prime minister are spreading in Armenia, with their chief organiser declaring them a "revolution".
Demonstrators object to the country's parliament voting in ex-president Serzh Sargsyan as the new premier.
Opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan made the remarks in the capital Yerevan, a short distance from the country's parliament.
"We must paralyse the entire state system and the power should pass to the people," he said.
"Serzh Sargsyan must see that he has no Armenia to rule in and no people to rule over."
Mr Pashinyan urged protesters in... read more

 
17 April 2018 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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