YEREVAN. – The session of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Council on Thursday approved the candidacy of Karen Karapetyan for the post of the country’s prime minister. Armenian National Assembly (NA) MP Artak Zakaryan, who is also the Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, told the aforementioned to journalists after the session. To the question as to whether the resignation of ministers was discussed, the MP noted: “Only one issue was discussed.” In his words, Karen Karapetyan will present his steps to the public in near future. The session was also attended by the ex-PM Hovik Abrahamyan, who expressed gratitude in his speech.