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The leader of the opposition factions of the Armenian Parliament Tsarukyan sick COVID-19

The coronavirus identified from the leader of Armenian opposition parliamentary faction of "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, reported Tuesday RIA Novosti his lawyer Emin Khachatryan.

According to him, earlier COVID-19 was detected in the son of Tsarukyan.

In Armenia the opposition has stated to the Prosecutor about the "usurpation of authority" of the COP

Three Armenian opposition party "prosperous Armenia, "homeland" and "Dashnaktsutiun" on Tuesday filed to the Prosecutor General's statement, accusing the representatives of state authorities usurping the powers of the constitutional court and the overthrow of the constitutional order in connection with the amendments to the Basic law, said the representative of the party "Fatherland" Arsen Babayan.

Earlier, the Armenian Parliament adopted the ruling faction of the "step" the draft amendments to the Constitution providing for the termination of powers of the head of the constitutional court, which will remain the judge of KS. The amendments also suggest the dismissal of constitutional court judges who together hold this position for at least 12 years. Thus, according to the amendments, the head of the COP Hrayr Tovmasyan is shifted from the position and powers of the three judges stop. Former Deputy speaker of the Parliament, former Minister of justice Arpine Hovhannisyan said that the government can't sack judges of the constitutional court, not yet amended the relevant article of the law.

A Yerevan court refused to arrest Tsarukyan for bribery of voters

The court in Yerevan refused on Sunday to arrest the head of the Armenian opposition parliamentary faction of "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, who is accused of bribing voters in the parliamentary elections of 2017, said Sunday his lawyer EREM Sargsyan.

On Tuesday, Parliament of Armenia has satisfied the petition of the public Prosecutor on the resolution on prosecution and arrest of the leader of "Prosperous Armenia" Tsarukyan. The opposition want to involve under article "complicity in bribe voters, violations of the ban on charity during elections or obstructing free expression of will of voters". The attorney General's claim that a sane Tsarukyan act was committed in the run-up to parliamentary elections on 2 April 2017. Politician suspected of creating an organized group to bribe the voters. Sam Tsarukyan calls the charges political persecution.

At a fraction of Tsarukyan had announced boycott of the session of the Armenian Parliament

Members of the parliamentary faction of "prosperous Armenia" leader Gagik Tsarukyan was on Tuesday stripped of parliamentary immunity, said the boycott of the work of the legislature.

According to him, the authorities are trying to silence political opponents, leading Armenia to a dead end. Nalbandyan also expressed the opinion that among the ruling faction were the deputies who disagree with imposed on them by a vote of depriving Tsarukyan's parliamentary immunity. The process he called illegal.

The Armenian Parliament has authorized the arrest of Tsarukyan in the case of bribery of voters

The Armenian Parliament approved on Tuesday the petition of the public Prosecutor for permission to arrest of the head of the opposition faction "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, whom the militiamen suspected of bribing voters in the parliamentary elections of 2017, reported Chairman of the audit Committee Vahagn Hovakimyan.

Previously the legislature granted the petition of the General Prosecutor Arthur Davtyan criminal prosecution of Tsarukyan, bringing him as a defendant, and the arraignment. Davtyan also asked to allow the arrest of the MP, expressing the view that bailing and using their personal connections and financial resources, Tsarukyan may impede the investigation, to influence the defendants in the case.

In Yerevan detained 150 people outside the Parliament building

The Armenian police detained on Tuesday over 150 people at the Parliament building of Armenia, which discussed the issue of deprivation of parliamentary immunity of the leader of the opposition faction "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, reported the representative of the police press-service of Zarzand Gabrielyan.

Among the detained supporters of Tsarukyan, who is President of the national Olympic Committee of Armenia, was the repeated champion of Europe on Greco-Roman wrestling, the winner of the world Championships and Olympic Roman Amoyan. A police spokesman said it was difficult to answer, whether already released the athlete.

Armenian Prosecutor General asked Parliament to allow the arrest of MP Tsarukyan

The Prosecutor General of Armenia Artur Davtyan presented on Tuesday to Parliament a petition with a request to authorize the arrest of the head of the opposition faction "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, whom the militiamen suspected of bribing voters.

Earlier Tuesday, the legislature granted the petition of the public Prosecutor for criminal prosecution of Tsarukyan, engaging him as a defendant, and an arraignment.

The head of the Armenian opposition party stated that he was again summoned to the NSS

The head of the opposition party "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, to which the Prosecutor's office intends to bring charges of bribery of voters, said that he was again summoned to the national security Service.

On Sunday the staff of the national security Service of Armenia conducted a search in the house of Tsarukyan, and then for almost nine hours, he testified in person. The public Prosecutor has asked Parliament to authorize the prosecution of Tsarukyan. On Tuesday at the Parliament building, which considers this issue, there were supporters of the Deputy. Police thwart attempts to hold a rally. Their actions law enforcement authorities motivate the ban on mass actions in conditions of emergency imposed because of the pandemic coronavirus.

In social networks and mass media reported about protesters blocking streets in Yerevan

Users of social networks and media reported protesters blocking streets in Yerevan during the discussion in Parliament of a question on deprivation of parliamentary immunity of the head of the opposition parliamentary faction of "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan.

One of the users posted Facebook photos of the tunnel in the center of the capital, partitioned bus.

Tsarukyan refused to go to NSC in the car security forces

The head of the opposition party "prosperous Armenia" Gagik Tsarukyan, to which the Prosecutor's office intends to bring charges of voter bribery, refused to go on interrogation in homeland security in the car of the security forces and went there by car, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

On Tuesday, the Parliament discusses the issue of depriving Tsarukyan's parliamentary immunity. The politician said earlier that he was again summoned to the national security Service. At the Parliament building gathered supporters of the Deputy. Police thwart attempts to hold a rally. Their actions law enforcement authorities motivate the ban on mass actions in conditions of emergency imposed because of the pandemic coronavirus.

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