Armenia's ruling party will not nominate candidate for PM

In an effort to avoid stoking more tension in the region, ruling party will not nominate a candidate for prime minister, spokesperson says.

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    A spokesman for Armenia's ruling party announced they will not nominate a candidate for prime minister.

    He says it is an effort to avoid stoking more tension in the region.

    Meanwhile, the anti-government movement behind weeks of protests is demanding the election of their leader Nikol Pashinyan.

    Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports on a day of political drama from the northern Armenian city of Vanadzor.


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