New Armenian parliament starts work in Yerevan (video)

New Armenian parliament starts work in Yerevan

PanARMENIAN.Net - The seventh convocation National Assembly started its work in Yerevan, Armenia on Monday, January 14.

My Step alliance led by acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan secured a convincing victory in the December 9 parliamentary elections, with 70.43% of all the ballots cast in their favor. Two more parties - Prosperous Armenia and Bright Armenia - also collected enough votes to have seats in the National Assembly. They won 8.27% and 6.37% of the vote, respectively.

The parliament is set to elect a new president, three vice-presidents, as well as create the standing committees and chose leaders for them.

Also, the newly elected lawmakers will discuss the approval of the government program.

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