Armenian Justice Minister Relieved of his Post

Former Minister of Justice Hovhannes Manukyan (Source: Photolure)
Former Minister of Justice Hovhannes Manukyan (Source: Photolure)

Former Minister of Justice Hovhannes Manukyan (Source: Photolure)

YEREVAN (ARKA)—Minister of Justice Hovhannes Manukyan was relieved of his position today by President Serzh Sarkissian, who signed a presidential decree on Tuesday, according to the presidential press service.

Earlier, the minister’s press secretary, Tsovinar Khachatryan, said that Manukyan had tendered his resignation. The reasons behind the decision have not been disclosed.

Forty-three-year-old Manukyan was appointed Minister of Justice in April 2014. He is a graduate of Yerevan State University, class of 1994.

He has served as chairman of the Economic Court (1999-2005), chairman of the Court of Cassation (2005-2008), and Armenia’s ambassador  to Georgia (2011-2014).


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  1. Mkhitar Yepremyan said:

    Serz has started relieving his body bodies. It is Hovhaness Manukyan today, tomorrow is $ 1000 Hranush Hagopyan, next day may be the Alcapon Vladimir Hovseppian, the trust worthy chief of police, the next day maybe the prime minister Hovik Abrahamian, maybe the smiley and the soft bouncer Galust Sahakyan and this list can go on and on including the best Foreign Minister we ever had the finest of all Edward Nalbandyan. What a circus we have one better than the other one and our TALANCHI Serzh Sarkissian at the top of the helm deciding the future of Armenia and the joker Warlick deciding the future of our liberated Artsakh! The fish is rotten at the head and Warlick can not catch the fish and make deals here and there with the kissy-kissy Genocidal Turkey and Azerbaijan because Armenians are owners of their lands and will remain the one forever. Warlick please go home and enjoy rest of your life with your family. Artsakh is not your playground and we do not have Turkish coffee to serve you here! We only have Armenian coffee and the way it looks like you do not like the Armenian coffee and the Armenians. Have a nice trip wherever you wish to go but not on our blessed lands!