ArmInfo.Armenian Police officers have joined the demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his government.
The statement signed by 30 officers, in particular, reads: "The only solution to the current situation in the country is the resignation of the authorities. We call on the police officers not to obey Nikol Pashinyan's illegal instructions and not to use force against the people.
We call on the public not to succumb to provocations and to refrain from any steps aimed at retaining power. The only solution to the current situation in the country is the resignation of the authorities, we call on the current authorities to leave peacefully, without shocks, refraining from destabilizing the situation in the country. "
Former Minister of Defense of Artsakh, Lieutenant General Levon Mnatsakanyan also expressed support to the General Staff. "The entire nation is once again experiencing a historic fatal moment. The Armenian people are forced to resist not only external, but also today's anti-national authorities, leading the country to destruction.
As an Armenian who stood at the origins of the national liberation struggle in Artsakh and made a modest contribution to the building of the Armenian army, I cannot take a passive position in this difficult period when the question of To Be or Not to Be for the Motherland is being decided.
Proceeding from the historical necessity that has arisen, I express my solidarity and support for the demand for the resignation of the RA Prime Minister and Government, voiced by the leadership of the General Staff and military formations of the RA Armed Forces. At the same time, I address my appeal to all worthy officers serving in the security forces to be honest and impartial in the position entrusted to them in saving the Motherland from the coming catastrophe. I have the honor, "General Mnatsakanyan said in a statement.
The RA General Staff was also supported by the former head of the NSS of Artsakh, the hero of Artsakh Arshavir Gharamyan. "At this critical moment for our country, I call on my comrades in arms to rally around the army and protect the country from all those persons and forces that threaten the security of our Motherland," he wrote.