Armenian authorities asked Venice Commission to submit an opinion on constitutional changes
ArmInfo. On May 15, Ruben Melikyan, an authorized representative of the "NO" campaign camp, received a letter from the head of the Council of Europe Directorate General for Human Rights and the Rule of Law Mr. Christos Giacomopoulos.
<Mr. Giacomopoulos said that on the eve of the Armenian authorities
turned to the Venice Commission to get an opinion on constitutional
amendments regarding the Constitutional Court.
Mr. Giacomopoulos also expressed optimism that with the assistance of
the Venice Commission it will be possible to find a solution that
will respect both the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and the
requirements of the rule of law>, the message posted on the <NO>
Facebook page says.
We add that the issue of dissolution of the Constitutional Court is
included in the agenda of the constitutional referendum. The
referendum was originally planned to be held in Armenia on April 5 of
this year, but it was postponed indefinitely due to the emergency
position introduced due to the coronavirus.