He said his first priority was to organize the first fair parliamentary elections in many years.

Let's hope he follows through with this promise, and let's hope it works out well. All too often the end results of a revolution is a period of tumult and a new dictator replacing the old one.

    After 30 years of fighting with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh, a region both countries claim, he has said he will make the enclave part of Armenia.

Now this is a bit worrying. Azerbaijan probably won't accept this, and the worst case scenario is a bloody war. It might be wiser to instead support the independence and international recognition of the Republic of Artsakh, and when/if that's successful, let the people of Nagorno-Karabakh decide for themselves if they want to be independent or part of Armenia.

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