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Armenia celebrates as veteran leader quits amid protests

Armenia celebrates as veteran leader quits amid protests

Armenia's veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election as prime minister with sweeping powers, sparking celebrations across the impoverished country.

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