Protesters in Yerevan did not accept the decision of the police on the termination of the stock

© Sputnik / Asatur to Esasperate in photomontage of opposition protests in Yerevan. 16 APR 2018Protesters in Yerevan did not accept the decision of the police on the termination of the stock© Sputnik / Asatur to Esasperate the image Bank

Deputy chief of Yerevan police Valery Osipyan handed over on Tuesday a decision on the termination of mass meetings to Nikol Pashinian, the head of the protests against the election of the Prime Minister of ex-President Serzh Sargsyan, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

«I must warn you that, given the event on April 16, the decision on the termination of the meeting,» Osipyan said, handing Pashinyan written decision. He tore up the document in front of journalists.

Earlier, the head of equities, member of Parliament Nikol Pashinyan said that the protesters will attempt on Tuesday to block all approaches to the Parliament on April 17 will discuss and vote on the candidacy of the Prime Minister. He proposed to block the main street late at night, and start blocking streets and roads in areas of the country. Tuesday Pashinyan urged supporters without violence, to break into buildings by government agencies to block streets, impede the work of the metro.

On Monday, coalition forces — Republican party of Armenia and Dashnaktsutyun — have officially nominated Sargsyan as Prime Minister. Election of the Prime Minister is expected on Tuesday, April 17.

The protesters, led by Pashinyan, on Monday tried to break through to the Parliament building, where on Tuesday is expected to discuss the candidacy of Serzh Sargsyan. Police pushed the protesters, resulting in dozens of people injured. They paralyzed traffic in the center of the Armenian capital.

The ninth of April, the President-elect of Armenia Armen Sargsyan after taking office, has accepted the resignation of the government. The dissolution of the Cabinet on the day of the inauguration of the new President provides the transitional provisions of the reformed Constitution. In the future, the government will automatically resign only after the parliamentary and not presidential elections. After the election of the Prime Minister within five days the President shall be submitted to the members of the government, and a 15-day period should be formed two thirds of the Cabinet. The ruling coalition has put forward Sargsyan as Prime Minister.

The national Assembly of Armenia elected on March 2, the new Sargsyan, the fourth President of the country. After the completion of the presidential term of the former President Sargsyan came into force the new text of the Constitution, according to which the power is concentrated in the hands of the Parliament and government, and the functions of the President which will be elected by the Parliament, will be representative.

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