3 May 2018 13:48

Opposition's Pashinyan deems his nomination for prime minister to be complete

YEREVAN. May 3 (Interfax) - A document with the required number of signatures in support for nominating the protest movement leader and head of the opposition faction Elk, Nikol Pashinyan, for prime minister has been submitted to the parliament's secretariat.

"[The document] is being formalized. The process of my nomination could be called complete," Pashinyan said on Facebook.

He called on supporters to gather on Republic Square in Yerevan at 11 a.m. on May 8 to see the live broadcast of the prime minister election in parliament.

"We will meet on the square again afterwards," Pashinyan said.

In turn, Armenian parliament press secretary Arsen Babayan told Interfax that results of candidates' nomination for prime minister would be summed up in the evening of May 7, in accordance with the law.