Major constitutional amendment on continuity of government passes first reading in Nagorno Karabakh parliament




YEREVAN, MARCH 15, ARMENPRESS. The Nagorno Karabakh parliament adopted at first reading the bill on a major constitutional amendment seeking to empower the parliament to elect an interim president in case of the incumbent’s resignation during martial law.

The bill was proposed by President Arayik Harutyunyan himself.

The First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration Zhirayr Mirzoyan told lawmakers that the move seeks to “ensure stability and continuity of the state administration system.”

The bill passed first reading unanimously.