Opposition lawmakers criticized the government for submitting an “unrevolutionary” draft budget bill for next year as the debate over the country’s main financial document proceeded in the Armenian parliament on Friday.
The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF, Dashnaktsutyun) has expressed its “deep concern” over recent months’ political developments in Armenia, calling on the country’s authorities to “eliminate the atmosphere of widespread fear and persecution.”
In an attempt to speed up the process of changing the composition of the Constitutional Court the Armenian government on Thursday endorsed a draft law envisaging incentives for members of the highest judicial body in case of their early retirement.
The resolution passed by the United States House of Representatives to recognize World War I-era killings of Armenians as genocide was a shameful step, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said while visiting Washington on November 13.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has thrown his political weight behind his cabinet minister in an ongoing debate about government funding for a documentary telling about an Armenian athlete who changed her gender becoming a man.