Armenian Parliament Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan Gives Democracy Talk at Washington Leadership Forum
The following is an Armenian government press release.
On July 16, a delegation headed by the President of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan took part in the works of the Leadership Forum of the House Democracy Partnership (HDP).
During the Forum the President of the National Assembly delivered a speech on the theme The Role of the Legislatures: The Importance of the Independence of the Legislatures in the Context of Preventing the Authoritarianism Danger, presenting the Velvet Revolution and the reforms being on the agenda.
On the first day of the Leadership Forum Armenian MP Edmon Marukyan also gave a speech, talking about the threats to democracy in the world.
During the day, the members of the Armenian delegation had active contacts with the U.S. parliamentarians, as well as their colleagues of two dozen other countries.