Siradeghian Questioned for Galstian Murder

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Sources at the Interior and National Security Ministry of Armenia told Armenpress Thursday that ex-Interior Minister and Yerevan Mayor was called in for questioning regarding the circumstances surrounding the murder of former Yerevan mayor Hambartsum Galstian.

Galstian assassination which took place in Decemeber 1994–was pinned on the Armenian Revolutionary Federation during the now infamous Dec. 28 televised speech by then president Levon Ter-Petrosyan who banned the party’s activities in Armenia and accused the ARF of leading a clandestine underworld organization.

During the same speech–Ter-Petrosyan accused the ARF of masterminding the Galstian murder.


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