ArmInfo. The once influential party in power of the RPA associates the criminal case against the 3rd President of the Republic of Armenia and the party leader Serzh Sargsyan with the processes taking place in the foreign and domestic politics of Armenia. This was stated by Deputy Chairman of the Republican Party of Armenia Armen Ashotyan on December 6 at a press conference.
Thus, having familiarized himself with the materials of the criminal case, Ashotyan states: "If the criminal case against Robert Kocharian is water, then the case against Serzh Sargsyan is air." According to him, it is no coincidence that the criminal case has become an information bomb for information and political circles. Nevertheless, Ashotyan assures, the case will in no way affect the RPA's domestic and foreign policy.
Moreover, according to the RPA deputy head, the criminal case against Serzh Sargsyan will speed up the process of consolidating forces opposing Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. "For this, we still need to thank the current government," the party's deputy head said, emphasizing that this, in turn, is due to the fact that the new government is not able to make plans for the future and is only guided by the goal of creating resonance in the information space by means of informational stuffing.
As ArmInfo reported earlier, the third president of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, is accused of organizing embezzlement on an especially large scale - about 500 million drams. So, according to the report of the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia, during the investigative measures within the framework of the criminal case under investigation, and when summing up the sufficient evidence obtained, Serzh Sargsyan was charged on the grounds of clause 1 part 3 of Art. 38-179 of the Criminal Code - an act dangerous to society. As a preventive measure, a recognizance not to leave was taken from Sargsyan. Investigative measures in the framework of the criminal case are ongoing.