In accordance with the law on the rules of procedure of the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia, NA MP Davit Sedrakyan on Friday submitted his resignation. This is stated in an announcement posted on the NA website, in which it is also mentioned:

"(…) if, within a week after the announcement of the resignation, the MP withdraws—with a written petition—his letter of resignation, the President of the National Assembly shall make a statement to that effect. If he does not withdraw his letter of resignation, a protocol on the termination of his [parliamentary] powers is drawn up, which is signed and publicized by the President of the National Assembly. The resignation is deemed accepted from the moment of publicizing of the protocol."

To note, Davit Sedrakyan is a lawmaker from the opposition "Armenia" Faction in parliament, and he has stated that the reasons for giving up his parliamentary seat are personal.