Demonstrators Blocked A Central Avenue in Yerevan

  • Country - 12 April 2018, 19:22
At around 6 pm today a group of demonstrators tried to put up a tent on France Square but the police prevented their actions and seized their tent. Afterwards the demonstrators sat down across the junction of Mashtots and Baghramyan streets and demanded to return the tent.

The demonstration is against Serzh Sargsyan’s appointment as prime minister.

They blocked the road for about an hour.

The police spokesperson Valery Osipyan warned the citizens blocking traffic on the street to leave and open the street but the demonstrators refused t leave. Osipyan warned that the police will open the street in a few minutes. The police arrived shortly and removed the citizens from the street. The demonsrators were seated in the police van.