Serzh Sargsyan Resigns

Applauding a Democratic Victory

Responding to eleven days of public unrest and mass demonstrations all across the republic, Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan discerningly resigned from his post in leading the country beyond his two presidential terms.

We welcome Mr. Sargsyan’s resignation and hail the peaceful exercise of democratic principles and constitutional rights by the people. We hope and pray that this step will pave the way  to a peaceful transition to a new administration where the people will continue to enjoy basic human rights and the Homeland will jumpstart a new wave of economic development.

The Armenian Missionary Association of America asserts its perpetual commitment to the Homeland and the well being of it’s citizens.

Zaven Khanjian
AMAA Executive Director/CEO


Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan’s resignation as Prime Minister of Armenia statement:

Dear Compatriots,

I appeal to all citizens of the Republic of Armenia,

To the adults and my dear youth,

To women and men, I turn to the streets-to those who called to “Merjir Serjin” (“Reject Serzh”), to those who stood day and night, to those who got to their workplaces with much difficulty because of the closed streets, and to all those who did their

duty.

I turn to those, who were arrested before a live stream and those who bravely ensured the public’s security day in and day out.

I turn to our brave soldiers and officers standing at our borders, I turn to my brothers in arms, I turn to my fellow party members, to all political forces and figures.

I turn to you as the country’s leader for the last time.

Nikol Pashinyan was right. I was wrong. There are a few solutions to the current situation, but I am not one of them. I am resigning as the country’s leader, and leaving the post of Armenia’s Prime Minister.

The movement in the street is against my leadership, and so I am fulfilling your demand.

[I wish] peace, harmony, and good judgement for our country.

Thank you.

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