ArmInfo.The European Union follows the situation inside Armenia, conducts monitoring. Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Armenia Andrea Wiktorin stated this on May 10 at a press conference in Yerevan dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and the European Union, in response to a request to assess the Armenian internal political processes.
The diplomat stated that such processes are inevitable. At the same time, she recalled that representatives of diplomatic missions do not participate in these processes.
"This is our key principle. We have seen many situations, and sometimes questions are voiced. I clearly stated that the police must also strictly obey all laws and regulations, the police must not be unpunished. But, I would also like to note that there are different situations, different perceptions, for example, about peaceful demonstrations. Of course, there are provocations, and I would ask myself how to act in such cases. For me, the most important thing is how the EU can contribute to democracy and sustainable development in Armenia, while respecting the rule of law while demonstrating economic progress. We need a strategy. You need to ask the citizens of the Republic of Armenia what you want to do to make your life better and listen to the answers," Wiktorin summed up.
It should be noted that on April 17, the head of the opposition parliamentary faction "I have the Honor" Artur Vanetsyan launched an indefinite rally on Freedom Square in Yerevan in defense of Nagorno- Karabakh and demanding the resignation of the current Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and his team. He called on everyone to join his protest action. His initiative was supported by the "I have the honor" and "Armenia" opposition factions, as well as the "5165" party. And since May 1, a tent camp of opposition forces has been set up on France Square, demanding the resignation of Pashinyan and his team. Since May 1, activists of the movement have been spending the night on the street, and during the day they carry out actions of disobedience, blocking metropolitan and regional roads. Police use disproportionate force against peaceful protesters.