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Armenian President rejects prime ministerial order demanding dismissal of army chief

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian refused to sign a prime ministerial order to dismiss the army’s chief of staff, escalating tensions. Divisions widened when Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan defied a call by the military to resign, accusing it of an attempted coup and ordering the chief of the general staff, Onik Gasparyan, to be fired. On […]