YEREVAN. – This package of bills proposes to enable the Speaker of the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia to participate in the Security Council sessions. Anna Karapetyan, the author of the package and member of the majority My Step faction, said this today during the NA discussion of the package of bills on making respective additions to the NA Rules of Procedure and related laws.
According to her, due to this legislative package, the proper participation of the Speaker of the National Assembly in the Security Council sessions will be ensured, contributing to the effective functioning of the National Assembly, its structures, and the functions of the Security Council.
The MP reminded that Armenia is a parliamentary republic, and therefore the Speaker of the Parliament should have the right and opportunity to participate in such sittings.
She added, however, that the head of parliament cannot participate only in the Security Council voting.