YEREVAN. – The mission of “Sasna Tsrer” group that seized police headquarters in Yerevan was to ensure the start of the uprising, and it is completed.
People’s revolt began, and its successful completion is a matter of time, one of the members of the group Varuzhan Avetisyan said in a statement through MP Zaruhi Postanjyan.
“In this situation, the priority for “Sasna Tsrer” is to avoid senseless bloodshed. In this regard, the words and negotiating mission of Zhirayr Sefilian is crucial for us, the readiness which he has already expressed. We invite Serzh Sargsyan to accept our sensible proposal, ensuring our meeting with Sefilian and taking his negotiating mission. Otherwise, the responsibility for the bloodshed will likely fall on Serzh Sargsyan. At the same time, we urge the people to do everything to implement our proposals in order to avoid senseless bloodshed,” the statement reads.
Sasna Tsrer group lay down arms,
YEREVAN. – The police have released a video showing Sasna Tsrer armed group members lay down arms and surrender to the authorities.
The group members surrendered one by one, without weapons, Varuzhan Avetisyan coming the last.
Following the group, Karabakh MP Vitaly Balasanyan left the police regiment territory. The latter was a mediator in talks between the armed group members and authorities.
As reported earlier, Sasna Tsrer armed group had announced about their intention to surrender. According to the National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia, the police regiment has been liberated.