Talks underway with gunmen who seized Yerevan police station
The talks on resolving the situation in connection with the gunmen, who have seized a police station in Yerevan, are underway, said Alek Enigomshyan, a member of the ‘Founding Parliament’ radical opposition movement, RIA Novosti reported July 19.
Enigomshyan is a mediator between the gunmen and the authorities.
An armed group seized the headquarters of the police and interior troops in Erebuni, Yerevan, July 17, demanding the release of the participant of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, coordinator of the oppositional Armenian civil initiative ‘Founding Parliament’ Zhirayr Sefilyan.
“I was assured by the Armenian National Security Service that the negotiations were not broken off,” Enigomshyan told reporters.
Enigomshyan stressed that at present, it is necessary to avoid actions aggravating the situation and increasing tension.