Restrict a user who created a pull request to approve or merge.

When a user creates a pull request he can merge or approve the pull request. I want to know how to disable the use for doing that. I want only the reviewer can only merge or approve. I'll be OK if user can merge after the pull request gets approved by ther reviewer.
Is it possible?

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You can achieve this using branch management. Branch management allows you to restrict who can push/merge a pull request to certain branches. As a result, even a user with write access to an entire repo can be restricted to only be able to merge into some branches. For example, you can set a * rule that only certain groups or users can push to all branches. Then set a more specific rule allowing all groups to push to branches that start with develop/* in the case where you may be following git flow.

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