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Protection Kocharyan's appeal against the decision paragraph the court for his release

Protection ex-the President of Armenia Robert Kocharian will appeal against a court of Appeal for his release, according to which former head of state chose the guarantee in the form of a preventive measure because of possible threats to its impact on the participants in the process, reported on Monday, RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the team of lawyers of the former Armenian leader Elina Saakova.

"Kocharian's lawyers are appealing the decision of the court of Appeal, which notes that it may hinder the investigation by illegal influence on participants in the process," said Da.

According to her, the defence submits that this view is unfounded and the court could release Kocharian, without applying any measure of restraint.

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.

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.