It is crucial for all political forces in Armenia to show restraint and responsibility so as to overcome the domestic crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian counterpart Armen Sargsyan agreed in their phone conversation on Wednesday, TASS reports.
Yesterday, on April 24, all our people, together with the global community, commemorated the memory of our holy martyrs, displaying an example of national solidarity and unity.
Today also, more than ever, we must be united.
I am aware of the statements made by the leader of the political movement Nicol Pashinyan and Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan regarding the termination of the scheduled for this morning negations and their positions.
Our country and young democracy face a serious challenge.
Being concerned about the situation, from today I am beginning consultations with representatives of parliamentary and extra-parliamentary forces to discuss the situation in our country and ways for finding solutions.
"I hope that through joint efforts we will succeed in finding possible settlement paths in a spirit of mutual understanding", the president said.
Recall that from the 13th of April in Yerevan and several cities of the Republic took place - thousands of rallies and protests relating to the election of the former President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister of the state, in which 23 of April he resigned.