ArmInfo. The change of power in Armenia in the spring of 2018 pursued one goal - to prevent human casualties and to keep the state from dangerous shocks. This was announced at the congress of the European People's Party (EPP) in Zagreb by the third president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.
Assessing the actions of the new authorities, Sargsyan said that those who came to power under the name of revolution did not make any revolutionary changes or revolutionary breakthrough in the country's external or internal agenda in 1.5 years.The third president believes that dangerous and threatening democracy processes. <The foundations of constitutionality are undermined. The principle of separation and balance of powers does not apply, judicial independence violated, political the persecution. Aggressive actions against opposition media and activists became regular, intolerance and hate words reached alarming proportions>, Serzh Sargsyan stated from the rostrum.
According to him, last year he left to give the Armenian people the opportunity to build an even better state. At the same time, he admitted that today the voices of those people who accuse him of losing power to the populists sound more distinctly.
<I am here now to declare this concern, to protect the faith and expectations that thousands of people had during the period of the change of power. It was our fault in what happened in Armenia, but I assure that security and peace were priority and vital issues for us, and therefore some issues were subordinate to the solution of these problems, "Sargsyan assured.