YEREVAN. – The rally demanding the resignation of Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has concluded at Liberty Square in Yerevan.
Gegham Manukyan, a member of the opposition Armenian Revolutionary Federation-ARF Dashnaktsutyun Party, informed the gathered that their next rally will be announced in advance, and Sunday is declared a day of remembrance of those who have fallen in the in the recent Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) war.
To note, 17 opposition parties have prepared a roadmap according to which, after the removal of the incumbent PM, the parliament shall elect a new one, and form an interim national accord government that shall carry out three tasks: First, it shall review as much as possible the agreements envisioned by the trilateral statement on Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) ceasefire and reduce the respective Armenian losses to a minimum. Second, it shall take extraordinary steps to address the issues that have come about as a result of the recent Artsakh war. And third, it shall organize snap parliamentary elections in a short time.
On November 9, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, and Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a joint statement on a complete cessation of hostilities— which Azerbaijan had launched on September 27—in and around Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). Accordingly, Russian peacekeepers are deployed in the region to monitor the implementation of the ceasefire and the cessation of hostilities. But this statement also stipulates the handover of part of Artsakh lands to Azerbaijan.