UN, 25 Feb – RIA Novosti. The UN is concerned about the events in Armenia, calls on the parties to restraint and resolve political contradictions through dialogue, the official representative of the organization's secretary general Stefan Dujarrick said at a briefing. “What we see in Armenia worries us extremely. It is very important that all parties observe calmness. We call for restraint, we also call for inclusive dialogue to de-escalate tensions and resolve political differences, “Dujarrick said.
“This should be done with full respect for the constitution and the democratic process,” he added.
Another political crisis erupted in Yerevan after Pashinyan's careless words about the Russian Iskander. The deputy chief of the general staff of Armenia, according to media reports, ridiculed the prime minister, for which he was dismissed, following him the chief of the general staff was offered to resign. On Thursday morning, the Armenian Armed Forces issued a statement demanding the resignation of Pashinyan himself. The prime minister regarded this as an attempted coup and called on his supporters to take to the streets. Meanwhile, the opposition has erected barricades and pitched a camp near the parliament, they are not in the mood for negotiations with the authorities and demand the resignation of the prime minister.