ArmInfo. "Each country decides who to let it into its territory and who does not," so Zaruhi Postanjyan, the Armenian opposition leader and leader of the Yerkir Tsirani party, commented on the request of ArmInfo correspondent to respond to the Armenian embassy's request to ban entry to Georgia. "The decision was taken by the Georgian border guards, and if they considered that there are reasons for Zaruhi Postanjyan's refusal to cross the state border, the embassy has no right to interfere in it or find out the reason for the refusal," Armenian Embassy spokesman Harutyun Hayrapetyan said. He noted that the Armenian Embassy in Georgia has always defended and defends the rights of its citizens in the sphere of its powers, but this issue is beyond the competence of the diplomatic department, and nothing can be done about it. Attempts by ArmInfo correspondent to receive comments in the Georgian Border Police have not been successful. The head of the faction of the Republican Party of Armenia Vahram Baghdasaryan, at a briefing in the National Assembly on Jan. 22, considered unsubstantiated the charges of Postanjyan that the Georgian side had forbidden her entry at the request of the Armenian authorities. "If it was not allowed into the territory of Georgia, then the border guards had their own reasons," Baghdasaryan said, citing as an example the fact that at one time the Georgian authorities did not allow entry into the country and the member of the RPA, the chairman of the Javakhk compatriotic union, Shirak Torosyan. At the same time, the deputy noted that during meetings with his Georgian counterparts, RPA representatives always try to find out the reasons for such incidents. On January 21 Georgian border guards banned the leader of the Yerkir Tsirani party Zaruhi Postanjyan from entering Georgia. Postanjyan tried to find out the reasons for the refusal, but she was presented with a document that only noted that she was banned from entering Georgia "in other cases provided by law." Postanjyan intended to visit the Armenian-populated region of Georgia Javakhk and hold rallies there to organize an all-Armenian uprising. As part of this initiative, Postanjyan has visited various foreign countries in the past few months, where there are large Armenian communities, and held a number of actions. On her Facebook page, Postanjyan wrote that she had been to Javakhk for earlier purposes, and she did not have any problems. She believes that the Georgian side banned her entry into the country at the request of the Armenian authorities.
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