ArmInfo. Former Secretary of the Security Council of Artsakh, hero of the Karabakh war Vitaly Balasanyan's statements, were sent to the National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia for study.
"The Prosecutor General's Office of Armenia sent Balasanyan's interview to the NSS to check the circumstances indicated in his statement," Arevik Khachatryan, Press Secretary of the Prosecutor General's Office, told ArmInfo.
At the time of publication of the text ArmInfo could not obtain additional information on this issue in the RA NSS.
To note, in a "Live News" interview, Vitaly Balasanyan criticized Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, in particular, for meeting a month ago with the leadership of the "Sasna Tsrer" party and threatened to physically exterminate those who, in his own words, would encroach on him, on the power and statehood of Karabakh.
< Nikol Pashinyan is trying to intimidate everyone, why not, and me, and people like me, they say,: I have a combat wing, I can give a small order, and "Sasna Tsrer" or the rest will physically exterminate you>. I want to inform everyone, especially Nikol Pashinyan's supporters "Sasna Tsrer" - Don't try to start such conversations at all, or you will immediately take responsibility for it. Nikol Pashinyan and this terrorist group are together. One with weapons, the other with a pen usurped power. I declare it loudly, let the Nikol's proud citizens hear, " Vitaly Balasanyan said.
Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan reacted to Balasanyan's statement, writing on his Facebook page: .
Meanwhile, the coordinator of the "Sasna Tsrer" party secretariat Varujan Avetisyan assured that the former authorities were behind the statements of Vitaliy Balasanyan. , Avetisyan said.Vitaly Balasanyan was called to the Special Investigation Service a month ago in the framework of the criminal case , but he did not appear for questioning. In his statement, he replied that "he was not personally in Yerevan during the events of March 1-2, 2008, and his data on the events that took place in those days is limited to what is accessible to the general public and was disseminated by the media". Meanwhile, before that, in an interview, Balasanyan claimed that he was also aware of the events of March 1, 2008, that he had information about what had happened. Balasanyan also joined the statement in defense of the second President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan, who was arrested in the case of March 1.