Pashinyan Invites Renowned US Economist to Restore Armenia's Economy


Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, speaking upon arriving in Sochi, where he flew yesterday for participation in the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council's session, called on Russia's Armenian and Russian businessmen to make investments in Armenia.

He expressed willingness to work with Pashinyan to continuously lift bilateral ties to higher levels.

In a referendum in 2015, Armenia adopted constitutional changes to move the powers from the president to the prime minister.

After that began in Armenia announced by the opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan is a universal campaign of civil disobedience. While Armenia continues to face many threats and challenges, this peaceful revolution gives Armenia the opportunity to tap the full talents of its people and chart a promising new course.

The Armenian premier, for his part, said his country attaches great significance to the development of friendly relations with Iran based on mutual respect.

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On May 8th, Nikol Pashinyan was elected Prime Minister of Armenia with a parliamentary vote of 59 to 42.

The appointment ended weeks of street protests led by Pashinyan against the election of Serzh Sargsyan, Armenia's president for the past 10 years, to the premiership office.

"I am sure that Armenian-Russian relations will improve", Pashinyan added.

According to the press statement of the Armenian government, the two PMs have agreed to meet in the near future. He also stressed the importance of the Armenian Diaspora and the significant role it will play in Armenia's future.