Armenian opposition says talks with PM over snap election unsuccessful: Ifax

FILE PHOTO: Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attends a rally in Yerevan

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Talks between the Armenian opposition and Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to hold a snap parliamentary election have failed so far, the Interfax news agency cited an opposition parliamentary faction leader as saying on Thursday.

Pashinyan, who faces a political crisis and a call from the army to leave power, said earlier this week he was open to holding a snap election, but only if the opposition agreed to certain conditions.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Alex Richardson)

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