Arthur Baghdasarian Declares about his Resignation



YEREVAN, MAY 12, ARMENPRESS: Armenian National
Assembly Speaker Arthur Baghdasarian called a special
news conference today to declare his resignation from
the second important post in the country. He said the
decision was made yesterday late at night by the
governing council of his Orinats Yerkir party.
He said he informed about his decision the
Republican Party of Prime Minister Andranik Margarian
and the Armenian Republican Federation – two other
members of the ruling coalition. Arthur Baghdasarian
said they agreed to part in a “civilized way”.
Baghdasarian said that he decided to leave the
coalition because of existing controversies between
him and his partners in the coalition. He said
according to the law, he will present the written
application about his resignation to the next
parliament session that will take place on May 22. He
has to reconfirm his decision within next five days.

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