She said it was no longer possible to teach her pupils about the meaning of Mikayel Nalbandyan’s famous poem “Freedom”.
Armen Parsadanyan, President of Kapan’s Sustainable Development NGO, told Hetq that protesters have closed off several street in the town as well.
Acting Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has just released a statement saying that only the parliament can elect the country’s next prime minister, calling for cooler heads to prevail and for a negotiated solution to the current political impasse.
Only 33 MPs showed up at today’s National session, prompting parliament speaker Ara Babloyan to call off a planned for government Q&A.
Earlier, accounting department staffers declared a one-hour work strike in support of Nikol Pashinyan’s bid to become Armenia’s next prime minister.
The Converse and Acba-Credit Agricole banks on Gai Avenue are closed.
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has released a statement saying he’s "pained" that the political crisis in the country is continuing following yesterday’s failure of the National Assembly to elect a prime minister.
Hetq has received word that the management of GeoPromMining Gold has prevented employees at its Sotk gold mine from joining protesters who have closed the roads leading to the nearby town of Vardenis, in addition to the road from Sotk going to Karvatchar in Artsakh.
Supporters of Nikol Pashinyan have completely closed the entrance to Ararat, a town of some 20,000 located 26 miles southeast of Yerevan.