[This news item was first published on commonspace.eu on 18 March 2021]
After weeks of political turmoil, it now seems that early parliamentary elections will be held in Armenia on June 20th.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced the date following meetings with Gagik Tsarukyan, the leader of the second largest political party in Armenia, Prosperous Armenia Party.
Pashinyan said he had also consulted the president of the country, Armen Sarkissian, as well as the leader of the other party represented in the Parliament, Eamon Marukian – the leader of Bright Armenia, as well as his own My Step faction.
Pashinyan made the announcement on his facebook page.