The National Assembly of Armenia is now considered dissolved by virtue of law after voting down Nikol Pashinyan’s candidacy for the post of Prime Minister for the second time to trigger snap parliamentary elections.
With a vote of 1 to 1 with 76 abstentions, the Parliament voted paved the way for the snap elections to be officially scheduled.
PM Pashinyan stepped down on April 25 to trigger early parliamentary elections. In order to hold snap parliamentary elections on June 20, the Parliament, in full compliance with the law, held two rounds of voting on the Prime Minister. Nikol Pashinyan was the sole candidate.