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The trial of the ex-President of Armenia Kocharian was moved to June 30

The court in Yerevan on the case of former Armenian President Robert Kocharian is transferred on June 30, said Tuesday the judge in the case, Anna Janibekyan.

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 is postponed and will resume on 30 June at 13.00 (12.00 GMT)," said the judge in the process. According to her, the decision is due to the absence at the meeting of counsel Khachaturov Mihran Poghosyan.

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. Later, the President returned home from the hospital after payment of bail.