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The following lists events that occurred in 2018 in Armenia.

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See also:Other events of 2018
List of years in Armenia
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  • April 17 – Protests intensify after Serzh Sargsyan former President of Armenia is appointed Prime Minister of Armenia, in what opposition figures have described as a "power grab".[4]
  • April 22 – Protest leader Nikol Pashinyan is arrested by police after a short meeting with Prime Minister Sargsyan, who left after three minutes alleging he was blackmailed to resign.[5]
  • April 23 – Serzh Sargsyan officially resigns as Prime Minister after 11 days of protests and released Pashinyan who was detained yesterday, reportedly stating "The street movement is against my tenure. I am fulfilling your demand," and "You were right; I was wrong".[6]





  • October 3 – Pashinyan fires six members of his cabinet after their respective political parties, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation and the Tsarukyan Alliance supported a parliamentary bill which would effectively limit the role of the prime minister in calling snap elections to the National Assembly.[13]
  • October 16 – Pashinyan resigns in protest of the actions taken by the two parties and promises to serve as the acting head of government until elections are held.


  • November 1 – Pashinyan amnounces that his country will try to begin the process normalizing relations with Turkey without preconditions, saying that recognition of the Armenian genocide is a "security issue", rather than a matter of Armenian-Turkish relations.[14]





  1. ^ Shahbazyan, Lusine (21 January 2014). "Sochi 2014: Armenia's 4 Olympians are announced". Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Skier Sergey Mikaelyan wins Armenia's first 2018 Winter Olympics quota". News.Am. Yerevan, Armenia. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Lawmakers Approve Sarkisian As Armenia's PM Despite Countrywide Protests". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2018-04-17.
  5. ^ "Armenia unrest: Protesters rally after leader detained". 2018-04-22. Retrieved 2018-04-30.
  6. ^ "Shock as Armenia's prime minister steps down after 11 days of protests". 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-04-30.
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  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2018-06-17. Retrieved 2018-05-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  12. ^ "Armenian investigators charge head of Russia-led security bloc with "subverting public order"". Eurasianet. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Armenia: Six Government Ministers Get the Boot - Hetq - News, Articles, Investigations". Retrieved 2019-05-11.
  14. ^ "Pashinyan presents vision for normalization of relations with Turkey". Armenpress. 1 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Armenia Parliament Dissolved, Early Elections Set For December". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. Retrieved 2019-05-11.
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