Interviews and press conferences
08.06.2020Positive dynamics observed in enforcing anti-epidemic rules: 350 regular and intensive care units coming in
After a regular meeting of the Commandant’s Office, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a daily briefing with Healthcare Minister Arsen Torosyan and Nushik Urumyan-Yezekyan, a second-year student at the Department of Obstetrics and General Nursing of Artik Medical College, who has left her three children at home and volunteered to help the Traumatology Center. During the meeting of the Commandant’s Office held before the briefing, the Prime Minister refereed to his decisions...
06.06.2020Nikol Pashinyan: “The Government will do its utmost, but the effort, position, behavior of one person is much more important, and you are that one person."
After a regular meeting of the Commandant’s Office, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a daily briefing with Mher Davidyants, Director of Nork Infectious Diseases Hospital, and Vaghinak Minasyan, Senior Police Lieutenant, Inspector of the 5th Special Battalion of the Yerevan Police Department. To being with, the Premier advised that at present about 200 coronavirus patients in Armenia are waiting for their turn to be hospitalized. “I am saying this with a feeling of deep...
05.06.2020PM: “I do believe in our citizens’ ability to turn mountains upside down with their behavior”
After a regular meeting of the Commandant’s Office, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a daily briefing with Head of the Bureau for the Coordination of Inspection Authorities Artur Asoyan and Head of the Neurosurgery Department at Armenia Medical Center David Patrikyan, who had been infected with COVID-19 and was discharged from the hospital after two weeks of treatment. Nikol Pashinyan first touched upon the discussions at today's meeting of the curfew: “We have...
04.06.2020Prime Minister: “It seems that we are starting to revise our attitude towards the rules of social coexistence”
Following today’s meeting of the Commandant’s Office, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a news briefing with Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan. The COVID-19 situation and the decisions made at the meeting of the Commandant’s Office were presented during the briefing. Nikol Pashinyan stressed that the epidemiological situation in Armenia continues to deteriorate. “The platform of public control over the observance of the applicable restrictions has been...
03.06.2020Wearing masks in public places mandatory in Armenia
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held an online briefing after today’s regular meeting of the Commandant’s Office. The briefing was attended by State of Emergency Commandant, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan and Police Chief Arman Sargsyan. Reference was made to the COVID-19-related situation and the latest decree passed by the Commandant’s Office. In particular, the Commandant’s Office had decided that that wearing masks in all open-air public places is...
02.06.2020RA Prime Minister, Gevorg Simonyan and Artavazd Vanyan hold briefing
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today held an online briefing with Director of the National Center for Burns Gevorg Simonyan, who is temporarily serving as Infection Ward Manager at Surb Astvatsamayr Medical Center, and Director General of the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention Artavazd Vanyan. Steps and measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 were discussed during the briefing.