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

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:
2022 , 2021


In the political groups

  • Member: Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe since 29/09/2021
  • Member: Members not belonging to a Political Group from 27/09/2021 to 28/09/2021

In the Assembly

  • since 27/09/2021 Substitute - Armenia

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

  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Culture, Diversity and Heritage (since 25/01/2022)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (since 25/01/2022)
  • Alternate of Mr Armen RUSTAMYAN (Full Member): Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 27/09/2021)


Last speeches

13/10/2022 | 17:56:37 Honourable Chair, Dear colleagues, I would also like to thank the rapporteur for very well-penned and detailed report that presents important data and clear and very strong messages on what should be done to make sport free of sexism, gender discrimination, and violence. As it is clearly stated in the report, sport does remain the environment which is more favourable for men. Though the gates of sport have been gradually opened for female athletes, they still face a number of issues such as... 22/06/2022 | 16:50:49 Thank you, honourable Chair, dear colleagues, At the beginning of the 20th century the movement for women's right to vote was spreading worldwide. I'm very happy to say that Armenia was already having success. In 1919, the first direct parliamentarian elections were held under the universal suffrage. Every person over the age of 20 had the right to vote, regardless of gender, ethnicity or religious belief. Three female deputies were in the parliament. Among them, was Ms Berjouhi Barseghian... 20/06/2022 | 16:25:36 Dear colleagues, I highly appreciate the report, very well planned and very much on time. Political parties, among other actors, are responsible for combating hate speech, racism and xenophobia. However, what we often see today is that political parties instead build their electoral campaign, rhetoric sometimes, even actions, on hatred, racism and xenophobia. This happens in Europe and this happens beyond Europe. And then sometimes these political parties and their leaders find themselves in... 28/04/2022 | 16:23:36 Honourable chair, Dear colleagues, Today at the PACE, we are discussing how to safeguard democracy in these difficult times during the world pandemic. Democracy has been, and will be, a core value for my political party in Armenia. As a party that started governing after the Velvet Revolution of 2018, we know that democracy has no viable alternative. Democracy is also resilience, security. Many of my colleagues in the European Union were wondering how, after the challenges and crises caused... 27/01/2022 | 11:15:19 Can you hear me? Honourable Chair, Dear Colleagues, My daughter was born last year, during the world pandemic and the 44-day Nagorno-Karabakh War. To be sincere, I would never believe this is a situation I would ever be in. My daughter is already one year old. It has been a year since the trilateral declaration between Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Russia was signed. But our Armenian brothers are still illegally keeping Azerbaijan prisoners of war. It has been a year, but the situation is far from...