ArmInfo. Attempts to aggravate the situation in some schools in the Vayots-Dzor region are of concern. This is stated in a widespread statement by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports, in connection with the strikes organized there today with the participation of schoolchildren and teachers opposing the implementation of the Amulsar mining project.
<Attempts to aggravate the situation in some schools of Vayots Dzor are considered alarming. Our student has already proved that he has sufficient will and ability to protect his rights and fight for them. Given this fact, we urge all adults to refrain from speculating in children's emotions, and not to use artificial methods to make independent decisions. Our goal is the formation of an independent and educated citizen, and it is desirable that the actions of all of us be aimed at serving this idea, without depreciating it>, the statement said.
At the same time, the report notes that the Ministry will examine all fixed cases and appropriate assessments will be given, and measures will be taken if necessary.
To note, today, residents of the city of Jermuk and the village of Gndevaz from the early morning of September 20 have been holding protests against the exploitation of the Amulsar gold mine. Opponents of mine exploitation are declared strikes. Dozens of students and a number of school teachers from the region joined the strikers.