TWO MEMBERS OF REPUBLICAN COUNCIL CLASH
Aug 17 2007
The Haykakan Zhamanak Daily reported the head of the Center community
of Yerevan Gagik Beglaryan and Member of Parliament Ashot Aghababyan
and their supporters had a fight yesterday evening. There was no
shooting but there were injuries. Ashot Aghababyan also got injuries.
By the way, both are members of the Republican council.
This is not the first case Ashot Aghababyan gets beaten. According
to the media, General Seiran Saroyan beat the member of parliament.
It should also be noted that another member of the Republican council,
the president of the Football Federation of Armenia, has recently
criticized Ashot Aghababyan publicly for the poor state of the
These incidents show that the "old" and "new" groups inside the
Republican Party, nevertheless, clash.