Kristine Grigoryan will officially assume the duties of Human Rights Defender of Armenia after incumbent Human Rights Defender Arman Tatoyan’s term in office ends on February 23, Report informs, citing Armenian media.

Grigoryan passed a confirmation vote in parliament on January 24.

Out of the 107 MPs, only 68 took part in the vote, all of whom voting in favor. The opposition boycotted the vote.