YEREVAN (Sputnik) – Armenian opposition activists spent a second consecutive evening in tents in entrance of the parliament constructing in Yerevan, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Saturday.
Around three dozen individuals who name on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to step down spent the evening in tents. The opposition activists advised Sputnik that the evening was calm, and different like-minded individuals introduced them breakfast in the morning.
Meanwhile, the opposition has introduced one other rally in entrance of the parliament constructing, slated for Saturday. The police have blocked paths resulting in the tents and are deployed close to the parliament.
Sputnik / Асатур ЕсаянцArmenia Protest
A political disaster erupted in Yerevan after the deputy chief of the Armenian basic workers mocked Pashinyan’s controversial remark in regards to the alleged failure of Russian-supplied Iskander missiles in the course of the battle in Nagorno-Karabakh.
This triggered a collection of navy dismissals. The armed forces later issued an announcement demanding Pashinyan’s resignation, with the prime minister concerning this as an tried coup and calling on his supporters to take to the streets.