In Armenia, debate over constitutional reform includes preamble

By Astghik Bedevian, 27 March
Armenian flag (photo credit: Pete Linforth via pixabay)
Armenian flag (photo credit: Pete Linforth via pixabay)
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has signaled that he is in no rush to try to enact a new Armenian constitution demanded by Azerbaijan. Pashinian first called for such a constitutional change in January, saying that it must reflect the “new geopolitical environment” in the region. Analysts believe that he first and foremost wants to scrap a preamble to the current constitution which makes an indirect reference to a 1989 declaration on Armenia’s unification with Nagorno-Karabakh and calls for international recognition of the 1915 Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey.
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