Majority coalition pulls out of Armenian parliament session
Mediamax news agency
12 Apr 04
The ruling political coalition in Armenia said today that they would
not take part in the plenary sitting of the National Assembly on 12-14
National Assembly Chairman Artur Bagdasaryan read out a statement to
this effect by the coalition parties’ parliamentary factions in the
parliament chamber today, Mediamax’s parliamentary correspondent
reports. The coalition consists of the Republican Party of Armenia
(RPA), the Armenian Revolutionary Federation – Dashnaktsutyun and
Orinats Yerkir [Law-Governed Country Party].
The statement says that the decision was taken “to avoid deepening
domestic political confrontation”.
The Armenian opposition intends to organize a march this afternoon by
its supporters down Bagramyan Avenue, where the National Assembly and
presidential administration are located.