Embassy: U.S. "closely following" developments in Armenia

February 25, 2021 – 18:51 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The United States Embassy is closely following ongoing developments in , including statements by relevant stakeholders, the Embassy said in a statement on Thursday, February 25.

“We encourage all parties to exercise calm and restraint and to de-escalate tensions peacefully, without violence,” the Embassy said.

“The United States is committed to supporting Armenia’s democratic reforms, in line with our shared values, and stresses the importance of democratic institutions and processes as look to address their political differences through dialogue.”

The country is facing a serious political crisis after the top military brass demanded 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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