Former Speaker of Parliament Arpine Hovhaniisyan has suspended her membership in the Republican Party of Armenia.
She announced the decision in a Facebook post and wished success to her colleagues.
Hovhannisyan said she has received her license and will work as lawyer.
“I will join the community of lawyers that do not hesitate to defend their clients, regardless of public sentiments, realizing that a real legal state can be established in the case of each person having all the opportunities of protection and being guaranteed his rights,” she stated.
Arpine Hovhannisyan also said she has launched an NGO.
“Our goal is to control the processes taking place in the country, to identify problems and offer solutions. Our vision is that through education and unbiased, balanced control we are able to record changes in our country,” she added.