Leader of Armenian protest movement was deprived of his position in parliament

In Yerevan, on July 1, at an extraordinary meeting of the parliament, they voiced the results of a secret vote to deprive Ishkhan Sagatelan the position of vice-speaker of the parliament, as well as to terminate the powers of Vage Akopyan as chairman of the Permanent Parliamentary Commission on Economic Affairs. The corresponding initiative belonged to the parliamentary faction of the ruling party “Civil Treaty”, reports News.am.

For the deprivation of Ishkhan Sagatelan, the position of vice-speaker and the termination of powers of Vage Akopyan as chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission unanimously voted 66 deputies.

Recall that Ishkhan Sagatelian led protest movements on the streets of Yerevan in recent months.