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Armenian Parliament Passes "Family Violence" Bill

By a vote of 64 to 35, Armenia’s National Assembly today passed a bill pegging the country’s 2018 budget at AMD 1.308 trillion.

The parliament also passed, by a vote of 73 to 12, the controversial “Prevention of Violence in the Family, Defense of the Rights of Those Subject to Violence in the Family, and the Restoration of Serenity in the Family” bill.