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The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharyan will resume on June 23

The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian will resume on 23 June, said Monday in a press-service of the team of lawyers of former head of state.

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.

"The court of first instance of the city of Yerevan on the case of Kocharian is scheduled for 13.00 (12.00 GMT) on 23 June," - said in a statement posted on the guard page in Facebook.

Judge Anna Janibekyan repeatedly delayed meeting, given the state of health of Kocharian, who was operated on at the medical center of "izmirlyan", and also a positive test for coronavirus lawyers of former defense Minister Ohanyan.

Eighteenth of June, the court of Appeal of Armenia adopted a decision to release Kocharian on bail of 2 billion drams (about 4,15 million). Thus he satisfied the complaint of lawyers Kocharyan to the decision of the court of first instance of the city of Yerevan, which refused to release him. On Friday, the President returned home from the hospital after payment of bail.