On July 1, a rally of the Resistance Movement started in France Square in the very center of Yerevan.
Today at an extraordinary meeting of the National Assembly, the results of the secret ballot on depriving Ishkhan Saghatelyan of the post of vice-speaker of the parliament, as well as on terminating the powers of Vahe Hakobyan as chairman of the standing parliamentary commission on economic issues, were announced.
The corresponding initiative belonged to the parliamentary faction of the ruling party. 66 deputies voted unanimously for the deprivation of Ishkhan Saghatelyan of the post of NA Vice Speaker and the termination of Vahe Hakobyan's powers as chairman of the standing parliamentary commission.
The ruling power is also considering the possibility of depriving 10 deputies of their mandates for permanent absences. The parliamentary opposition itself did not appear at the meeting.