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Armenia's President Sarkissian resigns citing lack of powers
short by Shailesh / on Monday, 24 January, 2022
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian resigned on Sunday, claiming that the country's Constitution doesn't give him sufficient powers to be an effective head of state. "The roots of some of our potential problems are hidden in the current Basic Law," he said. Following a referendum in 2015, Armenia became a parliamentary republic with the presidential powers being significantly curtailed.
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