ArmInfo. Former head of the Public Council of Armenia (PCA)Vazgen Manukyan prefers not to disclose the sources of funding for the Vernatun socio-political club, of which he is the founder.
In the course of the club's forum today, the fact that public figures associated with past authorities took part in the event did not hide from the media's attention. Meanwhile, Manukyan chose to evade the question of whether "Vernatun" is financed by persons related to former Armenian presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan.
Answering journalists' questions, the former head of the PCA said that the club operates on private donations. <Go to the banks and get information>, he advised the media.
As for the presence of people on the forum who are opposed to the current leadership of the country, here Manukyan called on the journalists "not to divide the society into black and white", noting that this separation causes him "severe pain".
We add that among the forum participants, in particular, the press secretary of the former President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan - Viktor Soghomonyan, the former deputy head of the Heritage party Rubik Hakobyan, as well as the political and public figure David Shahnazaryan (previously a candidate for the Republican Party Armenia).