Since the country’s defeat with Azerbaijan in the fall of 2020 for controlling the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, the country has been in a political stalemate.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pachinian announced his resignation on Sunday, April 25, while continuing to exercise his temporary functions until the legislative elections in early June. Mr. Pakinian announced at the end of March that he would resign in April. The purpose of the election was to free the country from political crisis.
Armenia has been in a political stalemate since its defeat in the conflict between Azerbaijan due to its control of the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave in the fall of 2020.
The armed conflict began on September 27. With the defeat of the Armenian army and the establishment of a ceasefire in Moscow on November 9, the two sides lost nearly 6,000 lives.
The opposition asked Mr. Pachinian to leave office for several months. He has been in power since 2018 and has been condemned as Mr. Pachinian. “traitor” Signed the “Cessation of Hostilities Agreement” which is very detrimental to his country. For weeks, the prime minister has resisted the protests and called for his resignation.
However, after several demonstrations in the two camps, the power and opposition agreed to organize early legislative elections on June 20.