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The protesters are demanding the resignation of the mayor.
In the Armenian capital demanding the resignation of Yerevan mayor Taron Margaryan. The protest began on Thursday, may 10, at the administration building of Yerevan, reports citing .
Opponents of the mayor accused him of ineffective activities and lack of accountability to the citizens.
The incumbent mayor of Yerevan, member of the Republican party of Armenia Margaryan is the son who died in 2007, former Prime Minister of Armenia Andranik Margarian. She has held this post since 2011.
As reported, the leader of the protests in Armenia Nikol Pashinyan became Prime Minister.
We will remind that in Armenia since mid-April continued protests. First, the Armenians were protesting against the appointment of Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister. He served as President from 2008 to 2018. Before the end of his powers changed the Constitution and Armenia became a parliamentary Republic – thus real power passed to the Prime Minister.23 APR Sargsyan resigned. The protests continued. Pashinyan demanded the ouster of all the members of the Republican party and the election of a new Prime Minister.