Society 14:09 06/03/2021 Armenia

Forcing the Chief of the General Staff to resign is an attempt of disbanding the Army - Protest outside the MoD headquarters

A group of militaries and citizens is holding a protest outside the headquarters of the Ministry Defense in Yerevan in support of the Chief of the General Staff Onik Gasparyan and the Armenian Army. 

As reported earlier, former servicemen of the military base N51191 of the Defense Ministry as well as the veterans and former servicemen of the Army announced about a protest at 13.00. They question the PM Pashinyan's moral and legal rights to dismiss the Chief of the General Staff after the latter demanded the resignation of the cabinet.  

"Whoever tries to interfere with the Army affairs, they are an enemy. No one has the right to dismiss Onik Gasparyan and who does so he is an enemy of the Armenian people," one of the militaries told reporters during the protest. 

Freedom fighter nicknamed Bek, present at the protest, said that the whole Army demands Pashinyan's resignation and 

if the Chief of the General Staff is forced to resign it is an attempt to disband the Army. 

In the words of the protesters, any campaign against Onik Gasparyan and the Army is an encroachment on the decency of the Armenian people and weaken the Army. 



Source Panorama.am
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