22 February 2008, 16:15

Nikol Pashinyan: pyramid of power in Armenia continues to collapse

Nikol Pashinyan, a member of the election office of Levon Ter-Petrosyan, made his comments at the rally of the opposition in Yerevan on the news about resignation of vice-premier of Armenia Vaan Ovannisyan and dismissal from the position of Deputy General Public Prosecutor of Armenia of Gagik Dzhangiryan:

"My dear people, while we stand here, make marches, sing and dance, the pyramid of power continues to collapse."

We remind you that today - immediately after his performance at the rally of the opposition held in support of Levon Ter-Petrosyan - Deputy Prosecutor General of Armenia, former Military Prosecutor Gagik Dzangiryan was dismissed.

Speaking to the rally, Mr Dzhangiryan has reminded that he was investigating "the case on October 27 terror act", which was illegally stopped with violations of the Code of Criminal Procedure, and promised to restart the case. Besides, he called the people of Armenia to defend their votes and stated that he had never before observed such scale of falsifications as at the election on February 19.

By the end of the rally, another news arrived: vice-speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia and presidential candidate from the ARFD Vaan Ovannisyan sent in his resignation.

Besides, five deputies have announced their intention to quit the parliamentary faction of the Republican Party of Armenia, while Armen Mkhitaryan and Rustam Gasparyan quitted the faction of the party in power "Prosperous Armenia". All the seven deputies are participants of the Karabakh war.

Author: Lilit Ovanisyan, CK correspondent

All news
ДАННОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ (МАТЕРИАЛ) СОЗДАНО И (ИЛИ) РАСПРОСТРАНЕНО ИНОСТРАННЫМ СРЕДСТВОМ МАССОВОЙ ИНФОРМАЦИИ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА, И (ИЛИ) РОССИЙСКИМ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИМ ЛИЦОМ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА.

November 27, 2021 18:48

  • Georgian analysts treat Garibashvili's call for dialogue with Russia as blackmail of the West

    By means of the statement by Irakli Garibashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia, about the need for progress in relations with Russia, Georgian authorities are trying to make it clear to the West that they are independent in shaping their politics. But in reality, Georgia has no discussion topics with Russia, except for the issue of returning the territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the Georgian analysts interviewed by the "Caucasian Knot" believe.

November 27, 2021 18:24

  • Military's remains found in Nagorno-Karabakh

    In the vicinity of Varanda, Karabakh rescuers have found remains of a military serviceman, bringing the total number of bodies and remains of Armenian militaries and civilians found in the Karabakh conflict zone to 1702.

November 27, 2021 17:27

November 27, 2021 16:32

  • Court refuses to reconsider riot case in Ganja

    The Baku Court of Appeal (BCA) has dismissed the defence's motion that asked to consider the complaint against the verdict to Yunis Safarov and 11 other figurants in the case of the events in Ganja with a repeated full or partial judicial investigation.

November 27, 2021 12:27

  • Court of Appeal confirms Kocharyan's innocence

    The Court of Appeal has rejected the complaint lodged by the Prosecutor's Office, which demanded to cancel the decision to stop the criminal prosecution of Robert Kocharyan, the second President of Armenia, under the case of dispersing a rally in Yerevan on March 1-2, 2008.

News archive