Sargssian Reports Potential Release of Four Deputies

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Four members of the National Assembly are likely to be stripped of their deputy immunity–Serge Sargssian–Interior and National Security Minister–said on March Monday–withholding any further information.

Sargssian said that the murder of former Yerevan Mayor Hambartsum Galstian has yet to be resolved. The minister stressed that it is a matter of honor for law enforcement agencies to also discover and punish murderers of former KGB chief Marius Yuzbashian.

Sargssian reported that hundreds of employees were fired from law enforcement agencies for exerting pressure on suspects during questioning.

He also announced that a composition of Ter-Petrosyan’s guard will be specified in the near future.

Regarding the Karabakh conflict–Sargssian ruled out resumption of hostilities in the conflict zone.

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