Armenians rally demands resign of Sargsyan

Armenia Materials 23 July 2016 00:10 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 23


Another rally has started in Yerevan, Armenia. Currently about 1 500 people are demanding resign of the president of Armenia, TASS reported.

The rally takes place around seized police station.

Speaking at the rally Armenian MP Nikol Pashinyan demanded the resignation of president Serzh Sargsyan. He criticized the policy of the authorities.

"One of the major goals of our activity must be the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan", Pashinayan said.

An armed group seized the headquarters of the police and interior troops in Erebuni, Yerevan, July 17, demanding the release of the participant of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, coordinator of the oppositional Armenian civil initiative ‘Founding Parliament’ Zhirayr Sefilyan. He was arrested for illegally purchasing and storing weapons. The government officials are holding talks with the armed group’s members.