The trial Kocharian was postponed due to coronavirus

Another court session on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian, scheduled for June 9 was postponed due to the situation with coronavirus infection, said Tuesday in a press-service of the team of lawyers of former head of state.

"According to information received from the court information, judicial hearing is postponed in connection with the situation caused by coronavirus infection," - said in a statement posted on the guard page Kocharian in Facebook.

Press Secretary of the team of attorneys Elina Saakova told RIA Novosti that the date of the next meeting has not yet been determined.

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.

Earlier, the judge in the case of Anna Janibekyan reported that the lawyer Armen Gevorgyan Eric Alexanyan asked to postpone the meeting until the normalization of the situation with coronavirus. She also informed that the test for coronavirus Ohanyan lawyer Inessa Petrosyan have been encouraging and as a result, she and another lawyer, Karen mejlumian - isolated themselves.

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.

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