Sasna Tsrer party members detained over Yerevan hostage crisis

  • Security forces detained seven members of the extremist Sasna Tsrer party.
  • Clashes broke out between anti-government protesters and police in front of a government building in central Yerevan, leaving two officers hospitalized and over 100 protesters detained.
  • The Armenian Foreign Ministry released a statement condemning the death of an Armenian soldier in a shoot-out on the border with Azerbaijan.
  • The Yerevan Court of General Jurisdiction has begun proceedings to confiscate assets allegedly owned by lawmaker Seyran Ohanyan, who previously served as Defense Minister.

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