Armenian TV changes programming after premier’s death

Armenian TV changes programming after premier’s death

Public Television of Armenia, Yerevan
25 Mar 07

Armenian Public TV was observed on 25 March to interrupt normal
programming in connection with the death of Prime Minister Andranik
Margaryan. At 1035 gmt a pop concert was interrupted, giving way to a
classical music quartet. At 1048 gmt the TV carried a four-minute
unscheduled news bulletin announcing the death of Margaryan.

The television said that President Robert Kocharyan had called an
emergency sitting of the government in connection with the death of
the prime minister.

The TV went on to show a Soviet-era historical feature film.

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