The ruling Republican party of Armenia (RPA) will accept the conclusion on voting in the election of the Prime Minister on Tuesday subsequently getting acquainted with the program of the candidate for the post of Nikol Pashinian, reports state news Agency “Armenpress”, referring to the Vice-speaker of the Parliament, member of RPA Executive body Eduard Sharmazanov.
Nikol Pashinyan, who has been managing global defiance promotions throughout the Republic since April 13, is considered to be a single contender for the post of Prime Minister. Not counting his party “EFC” Pashinian was supported by 2 other factions of the Parliament — the bloc of “young” and “Dashnaktsutun”. All 3 factions have 47 seats in the 105-seat Parliament. 53 votes will be required for the election of the premiere. Thus, Pashinyan will need votes as a minimum number of 6 deputies of the ruling Republican party of Armenia, which owns 58 spaces in the state Assembly.
“The Republican party of Armenia will accept the conclusion on voting in the elections of the Prime Minister of Armenia on the program of Pashinyan. The head of the RPA faction will announce our conclusion before the vote,” Sharmazanov’s text Agency reports.
Before Pashinyan said in fact that “the RPA is trying to rip off the election of the Prime Minister candidate of the people”.
The issue of the election of the Armenian Parliament’s premiere will be examined on may 1. The Republican party in the national Assembly with 58 mandates, the bloc “prosperous Armenia” — 31, Pashinyan-led faction of the “EFC” (Exodus) — 9, from the former coalition party “Dashnaktsutiun” — 7.
Promotions in front of the election of former President Serzh Sargsyan as Armenia’s Prime Minister started on April 13. The opposition blames Sargsyan, who was twice elected President, for poor governance and a shift to a worse financial history in the country; on April 17, the opposition announced the beginning of the “velvet revolution”. Ignoring the protests, the Armenian Parliament elected Sargsyan head of the Cabinet of Ministers on the same day. Less than a week later, on April 23, Sargsyan resigned amid ongoing promotions of disobedience. Previously, the configuration of the power entered into the Constitution of Armenia, according to which the most extensive opportunities will be to own the premiere screenings.