Situation in Armenian parliament escalates: Deputies threw water bottles at each other - VIDEO

  25 August 2021    Read: 762
 Situation in Armenian parliament escalates: Deputies threw water bottles at each other -  VIDEO

The situation in the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia became sharply tense again Wednesday, during the speech of ruling "Civil Contract" Faction of Armenia, MP Hayk Sargsyan, AzVision.az reports citing the Armenian media. 

In his remarks, Sargsyan stated that the defense ministers during whose tenure people were exempt from military service either by bribery or a telephone "call" were traitors to the homeland.

The opposition MPs got angry and threw water bottles at Hayk Sargsyan.

The situation in the NA Sessions’ Hall became tense, the opposition and pro-government lawmakers began shoving each other, and the security officers were called in.

At this moment the live broadcast from parliament is cut off.

 


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