National Assembly Accepts Hovannesian Resignation

YEREVAN (Yerkir)–The National Assembly of Armenia accepted Hovannesian’s resignation Thursday.
According to Armenian law, the vice speaker has three days to renege on his decision, after which the resignation becomes permanent and cannot be overturned, Speaker of the National Assembly Tigran Torosian said.
The Speaker thanked Hovannesian for his efficient and dedicated work in the office and voiced hope that he will continue with his activities as a lawmaker.
Hovannesian had submitted his resignation last Friday, explaining his decision as a response to numerous violations during the election process.


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