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Marches, More Arrests On Ninth Day Of Protests In Yerevan

On the ninth day of demonstrations in Yerevan on April 21, Armenian protesters confronted police and police detained more protesters in a cold and rainy capital. The demonstrators oppose a restructuring of the country’s governing system that has enabled Serzh Sarkisian -- the newly appointed prime minister -- to stay in power after his 10-year stint as president ended two weeks ago.

Opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian has rejected calls for dialogue with the government and called on Serzh Sarkisian to resign as prime minister.