Armenian government, opposition hold “useful” talks

Armenian government, opposition hold “useful” talks

9 Apr 04


A meeting between representatives of the ruling coalition and the
opposition Justice bloc took place yesterday evening, Ruzanna
Khachatryan, spokeswoman of the Justice bloc, told a press conference

The prevailing situation in the republic was discussed at the meeting,
she said. As a whole, the representatives of the coalition shared the
opposition’s remarks on the arrests of supporters and the closure of
roads leading to the capital from the regions, she said.

Khachatryan said that the opposition representatives promised to hold
consultations with President Robert Kocharyan on the prevailing
situation. The leader of the Anrapetutyun [Republic] Party, ex-Prime
Minister, Aram Sarkisyan, said that the meeting was very useful and he
was ready again to take part in such discussions.