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23.02.2018
Parliamentary Hearings on the Initiative of RA NA Way Out Faction
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On February 23, on the initiative of the RA NA Way Out Faction parliamentary hearings on the NA Draft Statement on 1-2 March 2008 Events were held.

The RA NA deputies, representatives of the state structures and different NGOs and experts took part in the hearings.

The participants of the hearings paid tribute to the memory of the victims of March 1-2 events.

The key speaker Nikol Pashinyan has presented the RA NA draft statement on 1-2 March 2008 Events, underlining that the goal of the parliamentary hearings is to strictly condemn the use of force by the police in the early morning of March 2 towards the RA citizens, who were having protest peaceful demonstrations against the results of the 2008 presidential elections, as well as filing criminal cases after those events and making judgments.

According to Nikol Pashinyan, though the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and Protection of Human Rights as a result of discussions, gave negative conclusion to the presented draft law, nevertheless, it will be submitted in the draft law of the agenda of the third session of the RA NA sixth convocation.

The representative of the relatives of 1-2 March events Sargis Kloyan has noted that their demand is not political underlining that they will fight in order all the guilty will be punished.

The Deputy Head of the Department for Investigation of Especially Important Cases of the RA Prosecutor General's Office Karen Bisharyan presented the report of the RA Prosecutor General's Office on the Procedure and Results of Examination Made on the Casualties of the Persons during the Events Occurred on 1-2 March 2008.

The Head of Vanadzor Helsinki Civil Assembly Artur Sakunts has noted that the legal assessment of 1-2 March events is not given until now.

The member of the Experts' Fact Finding Group Andranik Kocharyan presented details on the works done and the reports, underscoring that they received support by the society.

The questions addressed to the speakers related to the key events and actions occurred on 1-2 March and the decision on announcing emergency situation.

The RA NA deputies Gevorg Kostanyan, Aram Sargsyan, Samvel Farmanyan, Gagik Melikyan, Samvel Nikoyan also delivered speeches on the issue, presenting their viewpoints.

Artak Zeynalyan called on to pass the NA draft law on 1-2 March 2008 Events.


23.02.2018
Sittings of RA NA Standing Committees Held
On February 23, at the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations moderated by Armen Ashotyan the RA NA Draft Statement on Condemnation of Azerbaijan’s Crimes towards Armenians authored by the RA NA deputies Vahram Baghdasaryan, Armen Ashotyan, Vahe Enfiajyan and Armen Rustamyan was debated, and ...

23.02.2018
Working Discussion at NA Standing Committee
On February 23, during the working sitting organized by the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment the draft law on Inter-Community Associations authored by the RA Government passed in the first reading and the recommendations made ...

23.02.2018
Armen Ashotyan: Absence of Adequate Assessments towards Azerbaijan’s Leadership Disturbs Public Trust towards International Institutes
On February 23, the Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan met with Toivo Klaar, EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia. Welcoming the guest in the RA National Assembly, Armen Ashotyan highlighted the role of the Special Repre...

23.02.2018
Ara Babloyan Awards President of the National Assembly of Artsakh Republic
On February 23, the President of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan awarded the President of the National Assembly of Artsakh Republic Ashot Ghoulyan the RA NA Medal of Honour. Congratulating Ashot Ghoulyan on the occasion of awarding, Ara Babloyan noted: “Distinguished Mr Ghoulyan, dear colleagu...

23.02.2018
Armen Ashotyan: NK Conflict Has Not Been, is Not and Cannot be of Religious Character
On February 23, the Analytical Council moderated by Armen Ashotyan in the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations discussed issues on the agenda Armenia-Islamic World.The NA deputies, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of Artsakh Republic Arzik Mkhitaryan, experts of t...

23.02.2018
Armen Sarkissian Nominated Candidate for President of Republic
The deputies of the Republican Party of Armenia and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Factions nominated candidate for President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian in accordance with Part 5 of Article 139 of the Constitutional Law Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly. ...

23.02.2018
Ara Babloyan Makes Statement on Holding Elections of Five Members of First Staff of Higher Judicial Council
Under Part 2 of Article 144 of the RA Constitutional Law Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly and Part 5 of Article 166 of the RA Constitutional Law Judicial Code the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) nominated candidates for the posts of the fi...



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