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"My Step" Alliance Faction

National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
AM - 0095 - Yerevan


Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2021 , 2020 , 2019


In the political groups

  • Member: Group of the European People's Party since 24/06/2019
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 21/01/2019 to 23/06/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 21/01/2019 Substitute-Armenia

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Chairperson: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (since 26/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Migrant Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings (since 26/01/2021)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Refugee and Migrant Children and Young People (since 23/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Naira ZOHRABYAN (Full Member): Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons (since 21/01/2019)
  • Alternate of Ms Naira ZOHRABYAN (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Integration (from 23/01/2019 to 28/01/2020)


Last speeches

28/01/2021 | 13:30:54 (Undelivered speech, Rules of Procedure Art. 31.2) Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentleman, First of all, let me thank the reporter for a very important report. Since in his reporter he has referred to “The role and responsibilities of political leaders in combating hate speech and intolerance”, I want to bring an example when a political leader built his legacy on hate speech and promotion of intolerance. While Azerbaijani colleagues keep telling about so called solved conflict and so called... 26/01/2021 | 18:56:03 Yes, thank you. Dear colleagues, Ladies and gentlemen, First of all let me thank the rapporteur for the amazing job in the framework of this report, where really from one side it seems we tackle the technical problems but we really tackle also the problem connected with our values. So we need to ask ourselves a question: what should we do when a member country throughout many years keeps undermining the basics of human rights which are very important for this organization? We have witnessed... 30/01/2020 | 12:03:15 Chairperson, Ladies and gentlemen. First of all let me thank the rapporteur for the detailed and comprehensive report. This report examining the cases of political prisoners in Azerbaijan also shows again how much corrupted and authoritarian the Azerbaijani regime is. From one side, PACE calls Azerbaijan to release all political prisoners and also expresses the justified concern by the use of presidential pardons also creates the unfortunate impression that the criminal justice system depends... 28/01/2020 | 17:59:52 Dear chairperson, ladies and gentlemen, First of all, let me thank the rapporteur for the great job on the detailed report. Actually, "Journalism can never be silent: this is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumphs and the signs of horror are still in the air." These words belong to Henry Anatole Grunwald who was an American journalist and diplomats. Yes, journalism is about speaking of the truth... 27/01/2020 | 15:07:08 Thank you very much. First of all let me congratulate the newly elected president and wish him good luck, and I also want to mention that Ms Liliane MAURY PASQUIER was a great motivation for me as a young female representative. And dear colleagues, since we mark the 75th anniversary of International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Liberation of Auschwitz, I would like to bring your attention to some xenophobic expressions in the space of the Council of Europe. Particularly, I want to talk...


Reports and committee opinions