Armenian PM Sarkisian Resigns, Thousands Celebrate In Yerevan

Embattled Armenian prime minister resigns

Embattled Armenian prime minister resigns

Sargsyan said he met with the leaders of protests on Sunday, adding that he chose to fulfill the demands of the street movement that has lasted over 10 days.

The oppositionists were set free after meeting with First Deputy Prime Minister Karen Karapetian at a detention site in the city's southern Erebuni district.

The whereabouts of lawmaker Pashinyan were unclear after he was detained on Sunday.

Nikol Pashinyan was right.

I wish peace, harmony and common sense upon our country. "There are several possible decisions in this situation, but I won't take those", Sargsyan said in an address to the nation.

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It was not clear when his resignation would take effect, the BBC says. "It's not that every demonstration in every corner of the world leads to the resignation of the authorities", he said.

Pashinian, the protest leader, was arrested on Sunday after he met the prime minister for talks.

A group of serving soldiers joined the protests while the country's defence ministry threatened to take "serious measures" against them.

Calling on those business people who've "already packed their bags" to leave the country, Pashinyan said there would be no vendettas, promising to usher in "an atmosphere of fraternity, equality, justice and national unity".

"Proud citizens of Armenia, you have won!" "My compatriots, I'm with you", Mkhitaryan said in Facebook post.

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Mr Putin's spokesman said on Monday that Moscow was closely watching events in Yerevan. "We need to tell society about this", the minister told reporters.

Peskov dismissed a question on whether Russian Federation would interfere in the crisis, which he called "exclusively an internal affair", as "absolutely inappropriate". "I don't want an Armenian to fight anor Armenian", said Minister of Defense during a press conference. "This is a day to live for, this is the day to be here to witness history!" said her husband Armen.

-April 23: Sargsyan resigns unexpectedly.

On the eleventh day of the protests, hundreds of students, some medical students in white coats, marched arm-in-arm through the streets, holding Armenian flags. The quicker they recognize this fact, the better it will be for Armenia and Artsakh.

The rallies protesting his appointment as prime minister quickly turned into celebrations, with demonstrators hugging, dancing and cheering. Only the leadership has changed.

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Former president Sargsyan spearheaded constitutional reforms that transformed Armenia from a presidential to parliamentary system and set him up to rule the country for years to come. Hours later, the PM's Office released the statement of Sargyan's reluctant resignation. The police would normally release those detained shortly after arrest.

Who is Serzh Sargsyan?

Sargsyan previously served two, five-year terms as president of the former Soviet Republic.

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