Protests in Armenian Capital Call for Early Elections

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Happening now, Protests have begun again in Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. Protesters are demanding early elections, and say that Prime Minister Sargsyan’s resignation isn’t enough. In a video message on his Facebook page, Opposition Leader Nikol Pashinyan said that the current leading party wants to use Prime Minister Sargsyan’s resignation as a way to stay in power. The Prime Minister resigned on Monday after facing 11 days of mass protests. Before being chosen for the post, Sargsyan served as the Armenian President for 10 years. Many called his change of post a way to hold onto authority.