Armenian Opposition Says 34 Protesters Arrested by Police in Yerevan

YEREVAN (Sputnik) – The Armenian police on Friday arrested 34 individuals throughout protests in opposition to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in (*34*), the opposition Homeland Salvation Movement stated.

Earlier in the day, Pashinyan’s opponents blocked a number of of town’s central streets and avenues.

On Friday, Pashinyan posted a press release on Facebook saying that he’s inviting parliamentary and non-systemic affect teams to debate his proposal for snap elections subsequent yr, and that he’s able to resign if it’s the “people’s decision”.

The nation has been rocked by protests in the wake of Pashinyan signing the settlement with Azerbaijan on ending hostilities in the breakaway republic of Nagorno-Karabakh, which is seen as a defeat for Armenia in the extended battle.

The opposition has proposed former Prime Minister Vazgen Manukyan to imagine workplace in Pashinyan’s stead.


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