1st Deputy head of the police of Armenia, Hunan Poghosyan said that as long as the protest against the electricity price increase is being held in Yerevan peacefully, the police will not use force
"law enforcement agencies may at any time start (nip - ed.) share, but as long as the peace rally, we won't use force," - said Pogosyan correspondents.
he also said that organizers of the action go to the aggravation of the situation, today there is an aggressive-minded citizens.
Pogosyan also said that law enforcement agencies after a long search found provocateur in Baghramian Avenue, Ukrainka, she was advised to leave the rally.
The protest began last Friday at Freedom square in Yerevan and in the evening on the First day of the week turned into a March to the office of the President. Early Tuesday morning, the law enforcement officers with the use of special equipment dispersed the protesters. Nearly 240 people, and reporters were brought to the law enforcement stations, 25 people applied for medical aid. The Deputy chief of Yerevan police Valery Osipyan said that all the detained Activists of the event is already released.
The action resumed on Tuesday evening - gathered at Freedom square again organized a March towards the office of the President in Baghramian Avenue, but the way they were again blocked the law enforcement cordons. Now the Avenue is blocked again. According to various estimates, in the action take part 4-5 thousand people.
The decision of the state Council on regulation of public services on the increase of electricity tariffs by 6, drama 93 (16%) for 1 kW/h caused a very fast negative social and political resonance, triggering a protest that is ongoing in Yerevan will be the sixth day.