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The participants of the Tavush for the Homeland movement, headed by its leader, Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, are near the Sardarapat Memorial of Armenia. They spent the night there.

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visits the memorial every year on May 28, the First Republic Day. This year, however, the aforesaid movement’s participants are there to prevent the PM from visiting the memorial. According to unofficial information, Pashinyan will not go there this time.

The protests in Armenia, and led by the Tavush for the Homeland movement, started after it became known on April 19 that Armenia and Azerbaijan had agreed to start border delimitation at Tavush Province of Armenia. Leading a respective march of protest from Tavush to Yerevan on May 9, Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, leader of this movement and then Primate of the Diocese of Tavush of the Armenian Apostolic Church, called on PM Nikol Pashinyan to resign.

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