The United States said on Monday that it will consider helping Armenian law-enforcement authorities investigate political assassinations and other terrorist attacks in Armenia that were allegedly plotted by 21 people arrested last week.
An Armenian opposition alliance will launch on Tuesday a campaign of nonstop demonstrations aimed at forcing President Serzh Sarkisian to resign even before Sunday’s referendum on his constitutional changes.
In an unprecedented show of defiance, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and eight other key players of the Armenian national soccer team have strongly denied allegations by the embattled chairman of the Armenian Football Federation (AFF) that they or their teammates threw its last game.
The ten people arrested by security forces during Wednesday’s raid on their alleged hideout in Yerevan plotted to kill senior Armenian officials and carry out other terrorist attacks in Armenia, the National Security Service (NSS) said on Friday.
“In all likelihood, it’s a very serious case indeed, and that group or some of its members could have committed grave crimes,” “Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” writes in connection with the arrests of about two dozen people accused of being part of an armed group that plotted assassinations in Armenia.
The European Union believes the planned negotiations with Armenia on a new comprehensive political and economic agreement will not be derailed by “a third party’s negative involvement”, according to a senior representative in Yerevan.
Interview with Bradley Busetto, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Armenia.
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