Politics 12:51 20/05/2019 Armenia

Happy now? Protest being held outside EU Yerevan office

A group of people are staging a protest outside the Yerevan office of the Delegation of the European Union to Armenia in the wake of the blockade of the courts across Armenia following Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s call.

Speaking to reporters, Adekvad NGO member Konstantin Ter Nakalyan cited the correct diagnosis as an important factor for offering a right treatment to a patient in medicine.

He stressed the Third Armenian Republic is ‘seriously ill’, adding Pashinyan and his supporters are not the cause of that disease, but rather its effect – the cough, as he put it.

“If the cough fails to be cured today, the disease will be repeated or will leave serious consequences. The coup that occured in Armenia had specific external agents, and now we are standing in front of its main agent,” he said.

The protester claimed the blockade of courts upon the PM’s call amounts to an overthrow of the constitutional order, which, he said, is not the first case over the past one year, adding ‘the seizure of power through pressure on the government’, as well as the blockade of the parliament building in October last year also amounted to an overthrow of the constitutional order.

Adekvad NGO founder Artur Danielyan stressed their purpose is to restore the country that has become a ‘circus’.

“We claim that what happened in Armenia last year was an overthrow of the constitutional order,” he said. “Moreover, its sponsors and beneficiaries were the relevant agencies of the European Union and the U.S., as well as all those who somehow supported it both financially and morally,” he added.







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