Ohannes Margaryan: Armenian Parliament Speaker Decided
to Resign

12.05.2006 13:14 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Speaker of the Armenian National
Assembly Artur Baghdassaryan decided to hand in his
resignation while Orinats Yerkir Party headed by him
will come off the ruling coalition, member of Orinats
Yerkir parliamentary faction Ohannes Margaryan told
Shant TV Channel. He said the decision on resignation
and party's secession from the ruling coalition was
unanimously taken yesterday evening at the sitting of
the political council of Orinats Yerkir Party.

Today Artur Baghdassaryan will render a press
conference and officially announce of his resignation
and Orinats Yerkir's secession from the coalition. To
remind, during the recent days several
parliamentarians came off Orinats Yerkir faction which
serves on the ruling coalition along with the
Republican Party of Armenia and Dashnaktsutyun on the
basis of the memorandum, signed upon the outcomes of
parliamentary elections in 2003, reported Mediamax.