YEREVAN. -- Nikol Pashinyan said he shares the statement by famous economist Daron Acemoglu that the leaders should turn the fight against corruption into a way of persecuting political rivals.
“I fully agree with the opinion. If the authorities are involved in political persecution, they put everything under question,” Armenian PM said during a press conference in Kapan.
Transparency International has released a report which addressed the state of corruption in Armenia. Well-known economist Daron Ajemoglu has also commented on the anti-corruption manifestations in Armenia, reports Voice of America.
In his turn, well-known economist Daron Acemoglu told Voice of America that he urges not to turn the fight against corruption into a way of persecuting political rivals. He brought China’s example which he said is far from having effective anti-corruption policy.