Armenia opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan calls end to protests

Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday called an end to a wave of protests and said all parties would support his bid to run for prime minister again next week.

Published: 02nd May 2018 10:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd May 2018 10:39 PM   |  A+A-

Armenian PM Serzh Sarkisian, left, gestures as he leaves a meeting with protest leader Nikol Pashinyan, right, in Yerevan. (AP)

By AFP

YEREVAN: Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Wednesday called an end to a wave of protests and said all parties would support his bid to run for prime minister again next week.

"The issue has practically been solved," he told tens of thousands of people during a rally in the capital Yerevan. "All factions said they would support my candidacy... We are suspending protests and going to have a rest."

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