Ex-Vice Speaker quits HHK
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 11, ARMENPRESS. Republican Party (HHK) Executive Body Member Arpine Hovhannisyan is quitting the HHK.
In a statement released through her Facebook account, Hovhannisyan said she is a licensed lawyer and will “join the attorney community who aren’t retreating from defending their clients regardless of public moods”.
Hovhannisyan served as Vice President of Parliament (2017-2018) and was also Justice Minister (2015-2017).
In the statement, she also said that she has established an NGO that will have a goal of supervising the processes in the country, raise the problems, and at the same time propose solutions.
Hovhannisyan said she will be a partner in the Davit and Partners consulting firm.
“I have decided to cease my membership at this phase to the Republican Party of Armenia. I wish good luck to my party colleagues in the future,” she said.
Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan