The Prime Minister resigned

Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan announced the resignation of the Prime Minister of the country, which he has held since April 2014.

“I decided to resign and allow the President to form a new government,” Abrahamyan said at today’s session of the government of Armenia (quoted by “Novosti-Armenia”).

The resignation of Abrahamian explained the need for new approaches to the management of the state and at the same time explained that he intends to continue to be an active politician and will continue to work with members of the new government. “I decided to resign and to give the President the opportunity to form a new government,” said Abrahamyan. — You need to think about the success of all of us and give a chance to the new government on the basis of the work, and with new approaches to consolidate the society”.

According to ArmInfo, after the resignation of the head of the government Hovik Abrahamyan may head the campaign headquarters of the Republican party, which will prepare for the parliamentary elections of 2017.

The new head of government, according to the same sources, President Serzh Sargsyan may appoint a former mayor of Yerevan Karen Karapetyan.