Situation in Armenia threatens to escalate into civil war: ex-president Ter-Petrosyan

  28 May 2021    Read: 1867
  Situation in Armenia threatens to escalate into civil war: ex-president Ter-Petrosyan

The situation in Armenia is threatening to escalate almost into a civil war, the country will face sad days, the first President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan said, AzVision.az reports. 

Ter-Petrosyan said there is a strong antagonism between the supporters of the acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and ex-President Robert Kocharian.

“I myself afraid to imagine what will happen if this enmity is not stopped. I believe that both sides resolve the issue of life and death,” the ex-president noted. 

“I am sure that the parliamentary form of government for Armenia means death, and it is imperative to return to the presidential form of government,” he added. 

Ter-Petrosyan called the transition to a parliamentary form of government the biggest mistake of the third president, Serzh Sargsyan, who brought trouble on his own head.


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