Armenian PM resigns in order for snap election to be held

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October 16, 2018 19:36
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YEREVAN - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday he was resigning from his post in order for parliament to be dissolved and an early election held.

The former opposition leader swept to power in May amid protests. There have not been parliamentary elections since the revolution and Pashinyan has said parliament's composition does not reflect the country's political reality.

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