AMENDMENTS TO RA CONSTITUTION OF 2005 WHICH ASSURE LACK OF JURISDICTION OF EX- PRESIDENT FORCE OPPOSITION TO SEARCH FOR JUSTICE IN HAGUE
Amendments to RA Constitution of 2005, which assure lack of
jurisdiction of ex-President Robert Kocharyan, force the opposition
to search for justice in Hague, Chairman of the Union of political
scientists of Armenia Hamayak Hovhannisyan told journalists. ‘It is not
a secret that adoption of amendments, advocated by Robert Kocharyan,
in particular, Article 56.1, exempts ex-president from liability for
his deeds in a period of his presidency’, he said.
H. Hovhannisyan thinks that it would be more correct ‘not to wash dirty
linen in public’ and start judicial proceedings against R. Kocharyan
just in Armenia, however, the afore- mentioned amendment deprives
the opposition of this opportunity.
‘By adoption of amendments , we doomed ourselves to use of services
of Hague tribunal. Some Pharisees say that Azerbaijan tries to use
it for its purposes, however, the opposition has no alternative in
this situation’, H.