In Yerevan, police detained Andranik Tevanyan, leader of the Mother Armenia party. This was reported by “Sputnik Armenia”.
It was recorded that Tevanyan and a group of activists blocked traffic on Saryan Street in the central Kentron district. A few minutes later, law enforcement officers arrived at the scene and took the dissident and a few more people to the police.
Some of the school’s students bear his name, according to the publication. Andranik Margaryan, who was on the same street, left his classes and joined the protest.
Protests in Yerevan began in the early morning of September 22. Activists blocked many streets. Before this, a large number of police appeared in Republic Square, especially near the government building.
The opposition has been holding rallies in the Armenian capital for three days due to the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh. Protesters plan to surround the government building where the meeting will be held with the participation of ministers.
September 19 Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense announced At the beginning of a local counter-terrorism operation in Nagorno-Karabakh. It was stated that the aim of the operation was to suppress “large-scale provocations” as well as to disarm and withdraw Armenian army units from the region.
In response, the Armenian Ministry of Defense rejected Azerbaijan’s statement that there are still Armenian troops in the Nagorno-Karabakh territory.
The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation called on the parties to the conflict to immediately cease fire and resume negotiations.
Formerly Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in the name Armenia and Azerbaijan are returning to a diplomatic solution on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh.
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