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Armenia president-elect relieved from UK ambassador’s post

Armenia president-elect relieved from UK ambassador’s post

PanARMENIAN.Net - Acting Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan has relieved president-elect Armen Sarkissian from the post of the ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

A corresponding decree was on Thursday, April 5 posted on the website of the incumbent head of state.

Elected by the National Assembly on March 2, Sarkissian will assume presidency on April 9 when Serzh Sargsyan’s term as president expires.

The current president, meanwhile, is widely expected to become Armenia’s next prime minister as the country is making a transition to a parliamentary system of government.

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