ArmInfo.On January 15, the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Hrayr Tovmasyan had a video conversation with the President of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio and other representatives of the Commission. This was reported by the press service of the Constitutional Court.
According to the source, during the conversation Tovmasyan presented the members of the Commission the situation around the Constitutional Court of Armenia. During the conversation, the current situation was discussed in the context of the Gianni Buquicchio's statement made on October 29, 2019, as well as the adoption of amendments to the Law on the Constitutional Court, according to which judges can retire ahead of schedule.
It should be noted that passions have been running high recently around the Constitutional Court of Armenia. The current government is considering the option of dissolving the current composition of the Constitutional Court, noting that this structure has recently been in a deep crisis. The judges of the Constitutional Court do not share this vision of the authorities and do not want to resign.