YEREVAN, September 4. / ARKA /. Nine people who were protesting outside Armenian president’s residence in central Yerevan against president Sargsyan’s decision to make Armenia a member of the Russia-led Customs Union, were taken to police stations for failure to obey lawful orders of police officers, a police spokesman said.
He said one of them is David Sanasarian, a member of Yerevan’s legislative assembly (Council of Elders) from the opposition Zharangutyun (Heritage) party.
They are expected to be set free after police register their detention. Some of the protesters are heading now to the police station in Arabkir district to support their friends. The restdispersed. The action was planned in advance in Facebook.
Armenia’s president Sezrh Sargsyan said Tuesday after talks with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow that Yerevan had decided to join the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, as well as the proposed Eurasian Economic Union strongly promoted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. ---0---