Amid turmoil, Armenia President will meet chief of Army General Staff

February 26, 2021 – 14:21 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Armenian President Armen Sarkissian is planning to meet the Chief of the Army General Staff, Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan, his office said Friday.

Sarkissian is initiating a series of discussions to reduce tension in the country and find a peaceful solution to the situation.

is facing a serious political crisis after the country’s top military brass demanded Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s resignation. The PM, however, claims he had already dismissed the chief of the Army General Staff. The parliamentary opposition has already weighed in on the matter, urging against bloodshed and calling for a peaceful transition of power.

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