ArmInfo.The situation in the country requires an extraordinary effort from all of us to ensure solidarity and absolute respect for human rights. This statement was made by the Ombudsman of Armenia Arman Tatoyan.
“Do not allow any actions that may lead to tension. The government, and primarily law enforcement agencies, must be guided solely by the principles of the rule of law and strictly ensure the protection of human rights in the country.
On these crucial days, we need vigilance and solidarity, "the RA Human Rights Defender emphasized. The party "Enlightened Armenia ", which stated that the political crisis in the country deepening, and there is a need to immediately return the process to a political track.
"Otherwise, there is a great danger of collisions and a new" March 1. "We must never forget this lesson and never let it happen again The processes must remain within the framework of the constitution, and a change of government must be carried out without shocks. No resignation the prime minister cannot resolve the crisis, "the party council said in a statement.
In addition, the head of the party and its parliamentary faction, Edmon Marukyan, noted on his Facebook page that the statement of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia cannot be considered an attempt at a coup.
In his words, the statement of the generals of the General Staff of the Armenian Armed Forces is not an attempt at a military coup, since in the current situation the demand for the resignation of the prime minister does not contain the corpus delicti inherent in an attempted military coup. "In particular, there is no element of a crime directed against the foundations of the constitutional order and state security," Marukyan emphasized. The Republican Party of Armenia also reacted to what is happening in the country. The statement of the RPA Supreme Body, in particular, says: "The capitulating authorities, within the framework of their conspiratorial steps towards the collapse of Armenia, are trying to provoke civil clashes. The gang, which has brought us all to the brink of a national catastrophe, is ready to take new treacherous The time has come for decisive steps in the name of the future of Armenia and Artsakh. We call on our supporters and comrades-in-arms to gather today at 15:00 at Freedom Square. All citizens show absolute patriotism and civic will, not succumbing to the provocations of the authorities.
The leaders and officers of law enforcement agencies should not obey the illegal orders of the capitulator and take the side of the people for the sake of the future of our state. "The emergency statement issued by the Movement to Save the Motherland also calls on citizens to gather at 15:00 on Freedom Square in Yerevan to express support for our Armed Forces. The Movement to Save the Motherland welcomes the statement of the highest command personnel of the Armed Forces, all the statements recorded in it and expresses its support for the only and disinterested guarantor of our country - the Armed Forces. From now on, we consider it superfluous to speak again about the assessment of the actions of the person holding the post of Prime Minister, Pashinyan is now trying to provoke our people into clashes and bloodshed. We call on all citizens of Armenia not to succumb to the provocations of this regime, to show restraint, composure and unite around the highest command personnel of the Armed Forces and the Armenian Army. ex citizens, concerned about the fate of the Motherland, to gather at 15:00 on Freedom Square to express support for our Armed Forces, our Armenian Army and complete the case of removing the Government and Pashinyan, ”the Movement stressed. Meanwhile, now the RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan with his few supporters is walking along Amiryan Street. He called on all his supporters to come to Republic Square by 4 pm. As ArmInfo previously reported, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia issued a statement today, in which it demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and warned him against using force against his people. The statement was signed by more than 40 high-ranking officers.
Reacting to the statement of the General Staff, Pashinyan called on his supporters to gather in Republic Square, and called the actions of the General Staff an unsuccessful attempt at a military coup. He also stated that he dismissed the head of the General Staff Onik Gasparyan.