National Progressive Party Leader Remains Underground

YEREVAN (Azg–Noyan Tapan)The leader of the National Progressive Party–Albert Baghdasarian–is still in hiding since the events of Sept. 25.

Baghdasarian told the Prosecutor’s office that he will turn himself in only if criminal charges against him are dropped.

National Progressive party board member Khachik Stamboltsian said that the Prosecutor’s office refused Baghdasarian’s request.

Baghdasarian is charged with inciting mass disorders in the aftermath of the controversial presidential election in Armenia.

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