2018 in Armenia

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2018
in
Armenia

Decades:
See also: Other events of 2018
List of years in Armenia

The following lists events that occurred in 2018 in Armenia.

Incumbents

Events

February

April

  • April 17 - Protests intensify after Serzh Sargsyan former President of Armenia is appointed Prime Minister of Armenia, in what opposition figures have described as a "power grab".[4]
  • April 22 - Protest leader Nikol Pashinyan is arrested by police after a short meeting with Prime Minister Sargsyan, who left after three minutes alleging he was blackmailed to resign.[5]
  • April 23 - Serzh Sargsyan officially resigns as Prime Minister after 11 days of protests and released Pashinyan who was detained yesterday, reportedly stating "The street movement is against my tenure. I am fulfilling your demand," and "You were right; I was wrong".[6]

May

Births

Deaths

References

  1. ^ Shahbazyan, Lusine (21 January 2014). "Sochi 2014: Armenia's 4 Olympians are announced". News.am. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Skier Sergey Mikaelyan wins Armenia's first 2018 Winter Olympics quota". News.Am. Yerevan, Armenia. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017. 
  4. ^ "Lawmakers Approve Sarkisian As Armenia's PM Despite Countrywide Protests". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2018-04-17. 
  5. ^ "Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detained". 2018-04-22. Retrieved 2018-04-30. 
  6. ^ "Shock as Armenia's prime minister steps down after 11 days of protests". 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-04-30. 
  7. ^ https://www.cnn.com/2018/05/08/europe/armenia-new-prime-minister-nikol-pashinyan-intl/index.html
  8. ^ http://www.gov.am/en/structure/
  9. ^ http://www.mfa.am/en/events/
  10. ^ http://www.president.am/en/condolence/item/2018/02/28/President-Serzh-Sargsyan-sent-a-condolence-letter-to-Mkrtchyan-family/
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