Police in Yerevan said on 29 detained protesters
Moscow. April 17. INTERFAX.RU. The police of Yerevan was taken to the police station 29 participants of the protest against the candidacy of the former President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister.
“The police transported 29 people,” — said the “Interfax” press Secretary of the Armenian police Ashot Aharonyan.
Earlier he told Interfax that several people were taken to the police station on suspicion of administrative offenses.
The protesters taken to police station from the intersection of Tumanyan and Mashtots Avenue, near Opera building in the center of Yerevan. They tried to block vehicular traffic.
Earlier, the opposition said they had detained about 30 participants of the protest.
Protesters from 13 April blocked the center of Yerevan, protesting against the candidacy of Sargsyan to the post of Prime Minister. On the eve of the clashes between police and demonstrators in which dozens of people were injured, 12 people remain in hospitals. Adjacent to the area of France Baghramyan Avenue, where the building of the Armenian Parliament blocked by police, strapped buses. On Tuesday, the Parliament has to pass a vote for the election of the Prime Minister.