ARF of Armenia Calls on MP Aghvan Vardanyan to Step Down; Party Will Still Support Pashinyan’s Candidacy

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Supreme Council of Armenia announced that it is calling for ARF Member of Parliament Aghvan Vardanyan’s resignation from his parliamentary post.

“The ARF Supreme Council of Armenia announces that ARF parliamentary faction member Aghvan Vardanyan’s decision is a personal was a personal one, which is not in line ARF’s official stance,” read a part of the announcement released by the Supreme Council. “There has been a gross violation of [party] discipline, which will be investigated. Accordingly, the ARF Supreme Council of Armenia calls for Aghvan Vardanyan to step down from his parliamentary post.”