The court will publish its decision on the custody of Robert Kocharyan shortly today. Since early morning Robert Kocharyan’s supporters and opponents gathered in front of the court. Armenpress reported that it is crowded in front of the court, and police forces have been deployed.
The court is in the consultation room to discuss the recommendation of the current and former presidents of Artsakh Bako Sahakyan and Arkady Ghukasyan to release Robert Kocharyan from custody. The two presidents showed up in court on May 16 to present their recommendation in person.
The trial of the ex-president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan and other ex-officials Armen Gevorgyan, Yuri Khachaturov and Seiran Ohanyan started on May 13. The court discussed whether remanding the ex-president in custody was grounded.