Armenia’s Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Mesrop Arakelyan has announced his resignation today in a statement on social media.
“Dear compatriots, today I am stepping down as Minister of Labor and Social Affairs. I have assumed this responsibility in the post-war period absolutely for one purpose – to mitigate the social catastrophe that we faced because of the war unleashed by the Azerbaijani side against Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).
Today we can state that Artsakh has overcome the social crisis, entered the stage of development programs, housing, in connection with which I express my satisfaction. I believe that the primary social challenges are sufficiently overcome.
At the same time, the solution of the primary social problems of our brothers, who were wounded during the war, the process of prosthetics is put on a sufficient basis to achieve the result.
I want to thank my colleagues in Armenia and Artsakh for the cooperation. Peace to our united Homeland,” Arakelyan wrote on his Facebook page.