Armenias latest election results came out: the opposition leader was elected prime minister.

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 Armenias latest election results came out: the opposition leader was elected prime minister.


Overseas network 8 May local time May 8th, the results of the Armenia parliamentary election came out, opposition leader Nichol Pacini Jan was elected prime minister. According to the Russian satellite network, the only candidate, Pacini Jan, won the 45 votes of the 105 votes in the election of the prime minister in May 1st at the special session of the Armenia parliament, which failed to be elected. The Xinhua News Agency reported earlier that under the rule, if the prime minister failed to elect the prime minister, the parliament would hold second votes in 7 days. Before the second vote, the candidate of the prime minister must be nominated by more than 1/3 of the members to enter into force. If a new prime minister is still unable to be elected, the parliament will be dissolved and a parliamentary election will be held again. In May 3rd, the Armenia National Assembly announced that Nichol Pachinhan, the leader of the opposition coalition, had been formally nominated as the prime minister. A total of 41 members of Parliament had nominated Pacini Jan as the prime minister. According to relevant regulations, Pacini Jans candidature of the prime minister has come into effect. Protests broke out in Armenias capital Yerevan and other Armenia cities in April 13th against Armenias former president Salgo as prime minister. Armenia opposition leader Pacini Jan led the protest. On the 17 day, protesters announced that Armenia began the Velvet Revolution. On the same day, Ala Bambloyan, the president of the National Council of Armenia, announced that, according to the vote of the national assembly, former president Serzh Salgo was elected as the Prime Minister of the state. According to the new constitution that Armenia came into effect recently, the prime minister has real power. In April 23rd, he said he decided to resign as prime minister in view of his persistent protests.