In Yerevan on Thursday arrested more than 120 protesters

In Yerevan on Thursday arrested more than 120 protesters

YEREVAN, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti. The police was brought Thursday into the office of Yerevan 122 participant shares against the election of ex-President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan Prime Minister, told RIA Novosti press-service of the police.


“According to recent reports, 122 people subject to arrest,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier the organizer of the action, MP Nikol Pashinyan promised to paralyze the work of state bodies of Armenia and Thursday with his supporters tried to block the entrances to a government building, but police pushed the protesters. Thursday Pashinyan said that the tactics of the opposition will be mobile. The MP said that they should exclude clashes with police.

Shares against the election of the Prime Minister of Armenia former President Sargsyan began April 13. The opposition accuses him of poor governance and the deteriorating economic situation. On Monday protesters tried to break through to the Parliament building, the police pushed them, as a result of clashes injured dozens of people. The next day, the protesters announced the beginning of the “velvet revolution” in Armenia.

Despite the protests, Armenia’s Parliament on Tuesday elected Sargsyan as Prime Minister. In this earlier entered into force amendments to the Constitution, according to which Armenia moves to a parliamentary form of government, and the greatest powers will have the head of government.