YEREVAN, 27 Jun – RIA Novosti. Democratic party of Armenia (DPA), headed by former first Secretary of the Communist party Republic, Aram Sarkisyan, has proposed to appoint an interim “technical Prime Minister”, whose mandate will end after the early parliamentary elections.
“Given that according to the Constitution, the current Prime Minister, if he is the leader of a political structure, is required to obtain a vacation offer to the completion of the election and to appoint, interim Prime Minister depoliticized Manager, the so-called technical Prime Minister” — said in a statement, Sarkisian.
In addition, he believes that the composition of the interim government, it is expedient to include representatives of a number of political forces that no political Union is not used during the elections the administrative resource. “At the stage of preparation for the extraordinary election necessary to convene a round table — the Council of representatives of political forces, where the participants agree on a new political environment,” the statement said Sarkisian.
The national Assembly of Armenia will discuss the may 1 issue of the election of a new Prime Minister following the resignation on April 23 at the background of mass protests of Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan. The opposition demands elected to the post of leader of the protest movement Nikol Pashinian.
Protests started in Armenia since April 13, when the opposition had opposed the election of ex-President Sargsian on post of Prime Minister, accusing him of mismanagement and the deterioration of the economic situation in the country. On 17 April the opposition announced the beginning of the “velvet revolution”. Despite the protests, Parliament of Armenia, Sargsyan was elected head of the Cabinet. Less than a week later, on April 23, he resigned amid ongoing protests. Previously entered into force amendments to the Constitution of Armenia, according to which the widest powers will have a Prime Minister.