QUESTION REMAINS UNDECIDED FOR THE TIME BEING
In its session convened yesterday, “Heritage” party made a decision to discuss all the forms of cooperation and partnership with the Armenian National Congress only after the adoption of the programs and regulations of the latter.
The radical opposition continues to prepare for the demonstration which is going to be held on August 1.
At the beginning of this month they announced that July was going to be a period of mobilization, and after LEVON ZOURABYAN, Head of the pan-national movement, made his statement in “Urbat” club yesterday, it became clear that the radicals set much store by the August 1 demonstration which will determine the further course of their struggle.
VAHAGN HAROUTYUNYAN, senior investigator of the Special Investigative Service of the General Prosecutor’s Office and Head of the Investigative Group, was invited to yesterday’s session of the NA interim committee investigating the March 1-2 events. The purpose of his participation was to give details on the circumstances of the prosecution of the 3 MPs who are currently under arrest.
Statement Made By The “National Democratic Party”
In internal political struggle one shouldn’t cross the border after which our national interests are jeopardized, two Armenian states the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh deteriorate in the international arena. The collection of signatures about handing Robert Kocharyan over to Hague Court crosses this border.
I think Armenian courts treat all citizens committing offences very mildly,” Serzh Sarkissian said in reply to A1+. We wondered what measures the Armenian authorities take with regard to the PACE recommendation to free all those detained under Articles 300 and 225 of the RoA Criminal Code.
Ter-Petrosyan’s Objective: International Inquiry into the March 1 Events in Armenia
The in-depth analysis of the recent events in Armenia is still to come; nevertheless, we can draw certain conclusions. First of all, we would like to touch upon one of the extremist statements made by former Armenian presidential candidate Levon Ter-Petrosyan. During the Constitutional Court hearing on March 5, 2008, the ex-President demanded that “an international inquiry into the March 1 events” be launched1.
The report of the US Department of State on the post-election situation in Armenia has roused indignation of the Deputy Armen Ashotyan, representing the party in power. At the press-conference on June 5 he noted that only the data of the oppositionists had been used while preparing the report.