23 July 2016, 13:32
In Yerevan, rebels succeed in their demand for food
Following the negotiations in Yerevan, it is decided that the members of the "Constituent Parliament" who seized the building of the police regiment, will be provided with food. Moreover, the rebels will be reconnected to the mobile communication that had been earlier switched off by the secret services. This was reported by Vitaly Balasanyan, who was involved in the negotiations as a mediator.
The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on July 17, in Yerevan, armed members of the opposition "Constituent Parliament" seized the building of the regiment of the patrol-and-security service of the police regiment. Today, the rebels released two police officers out of the seized building in exchange for access of journalists to the building at any time of day or night.
In his interview to the "Shant" TV Channel, Vitaly Balasanyan, an MP of the National Assembly of Nagorno-Karabakh, involved in the negotiations as a mediator, has reported that at present, of the police officers, only two top-ranking officers, including Vardan Yegiazaryan, Deputy Chief of the Police of Armenia, and Valery Osipyan, Deputy Chief of the Yerevan Police, still stay at the seized building.
"In the course of the negotiations, an agreement was reached on the supply of food to the members of the group 'Sasna Tsrer (Daredevils of Sassoun). They are also provided with a mobile phone for communication. As far as their demand to release Zhirair Sefilyan and Shant Arutyunyan and others, arrested for their political views, is concerned then this issue is on the agenda of discussions," said the Nagorno-Karabakh MP.
Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.
Author: Tigran Petrosyan; Source: CK correspondent