After the Armenian PM’s resignation, opposition activists are keen to heal rifts in the country. In a symbolic act of unity, protesters cleaned up the area where they rallied against Serzh Sargsyan
The move follows days of protests against Sargsyan, whom protesters accuse of clinging to power. Earlier on Monday, opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, who was detained for his role in the protests, was released.
Street protests have forced the resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan just days after he took up the post. The rapid turn of events could shake up Russia's interests in the region.
Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian said he will meet the president-turned-premier to discuss "his resignation." But hours before the announcement, Sargsyan said no one but he himself could navigate Armenia's issues.
Police have arrested more than 230 protesters attempting to block streets and stage sit-ins. Opposition leaders have described the president-turned-prime minister as a "political corpse," vowing to reject dialogue.
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