The President of Armenia, Armen Sarkisián, announced this Sunday resignation for lack faculties for influence the interior politics Y outside of the country.
“We are living in a reality (…) in which the president cannot veto laws that he considers inconvenient for his people and the state,” Sarkisian, appointed by Parliament in March 2018, said in a message posted on the website of the Armenian Presidency.
The resignation of the president, 68 years old, produce between tensions with the government led by primer ministro, Nikol Pashinián, whom sargsyan urged to leave the can after the defeat of the country on the nagorno karabakh war with Azerbaijan.
“I have thought about it a lot and after four years of intense work I have made the decision to leave the post of Head of State”Sarkisian noted.
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The politician indicated that his decision “not emotional” and to beelated with fhigh of tools for influence in the country destinations in “complex times” for his people.
“Today, more than ever, we need to take steps Good thought (…). We have no right to be wrong again,” said Sargsyan, who critical that he leader Armenian lack of faculties constitutional for “help your country,” become a parliamentary republic after a referendum held in 2015.
In statements to Efe the director of the ICaucasus Institute, Aleksandr Iskandarian, pointed out that the resignation of Sarkisián is a reflection ofand the “growing divide andat political elites” from Armenia dafter the war in Nagorno Karabaj November 2020.
The conflict, in which yesand imposed Azerbaijan actively aided by Turkey, it meant for Armenia the loss of almost 70 percent of the territories that controlled en the region from the end of the 1992-1994 war.
“Relations between the president of Armenia and the prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, have not been good for a long time. There is a great division also in Parliament,” andexplained Alexandria.
However, he stressed that The resignation of Sarkisian I take a many by surprise.