Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian announced today he would resign, after an economic slowdown this year and outbreaks of violence prompted the president to call for a new government.

"We need new approaches and a new beginning,” Abrahamian told a cabinet meeting on September 8. “We should think about the future and form a new government."

The move comes just weeks after President Serzh Sarksian proposed a government of national accord.

Abrahamian was appointed prime minister two ...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now