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The Ministry of justice of Armenia appealed the court's decision to leave Kocharian in the hospital

Criminal-Executive Department of the Ministry of justice of Armenia appealed the decision of the administrative court which ruled to leave former President of Armenia Robert Kocharian in the hospital until the end of the epidemic of the coronavirus, said on Monday RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the team of lawyers of former head of state Elina Saakova.

Earlier, the defence said that the administrative court satisfied the claim of the lawyer Kocharyan Aram Orbelyan, having decided that until the end of the epidemic of the coronavirus, the former President will remain in medical center "izmirlyan".

"Criminal-Executive Department of the Ministry of justice appealed to the administrative court with a request to cancel the earlier decision," said Da.

Kocharian admitted at the beginning of March, returned on April 3 in jail from the civil hospital, where he was treated for hypertension. But on 28 April he was again transferred from prison to the Yerevan medical center "izmirlyan" for examination. The twelfth of may he was operated on. Reason needed surgery, is not called.

Eighth of may protection Kocharian asked the court to release him under a personal guarantee of the former Prime Ministers of Armenia Vazgen Manukyan, Khosrov Harutyunyan and Karen Karapetian, and former Prime Minister of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Anushavan Danielian. All guarantors appeared in court and confirmed their intentions. The thirteenth of may, the judge rejected the request.

The special investigation service on July 26, 2018 presented to Kocharian the prosecution to overthrow the constitutional order in the criminal case about the protesters on 1 March 2008. Kocharyan thinks the charges are trumped up as political persecution. In the case also are the former CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov, the ex-defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and former head of the presidential administration Armen Gevorgyan.