Yerevan cops, protesters briefly scuffle
YEREVAN, APRIL 17, ARMENPRESS. A crowd of protesters from opposition MP Nikol Pashinyan’s rally attempted to block the Halabyan – Arzumanyan intersection in Yerevan Tuesday morning.
Police officers on-duty at the scene called on the crowd to vacate the street, but protesters refused.
A brief scuffle ensued between cops and the crowd.
A group of protesters still remain in the intersection.
Traffic is not suspended but is heavily jammed.
Another opposition MP, Gevorg Gorgisyan, has joined the crowd.
English –translator/editor: Stepan Kocharyan