Robert Kocharyan

Kocharyan Sues Pashinyan for ‘Public Slander’


YEREVAN ( — Armenia’s second President Robert Kocharyan has filed a defamation lawsuit against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.

In the legal claim published on DataLex judicial information system, the ex-president demands “protection of his dignity and honor from public slander.”

The lawsuit was filed on September 17 and has been assigned to judge Hayarpi Zargaryan.

Kocharyan’s advocate, Hayk Alumyan details the claim is concerned with the PM’s recent statement in France when he was addressing representatives of the local Armenian community.

“What does immunity mean? So what, is it permitted to organize people’s murder and then say, I am immune?” the premier said in his remarks.


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