ArmInfo. Arthur Vanetsyan and Sasun Khachatryan were questioned in the framework of the wiretapping case of the former head of NSS and the head of the SIS. Spokeswoman Naira Harutyunyan, said this in an interview with ArmInfo correspondent. Harutyunyan noted that Arthur Vanetsyan and Sasun Khachatryan were not questioned today, but a little earlier.
It should be noted that today Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan was invited to IC for questioning in this case.
To recall, on September 11, 2018, the first part of the recording of wiretapping of a telephone conversation of the director of National Security Service of Armenia Artur Vanetsyan and head of the Special Investigation Service Sasun Khachatryan appeared on the Internet. During an 8-minute conversation, they discuss the arrest of former President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan, as well as criminal cases brought against CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov and former Defense Minister Mikayel Harutyunyan.
During the conversation, Vanetsyan confessed: "I got a call from a judge, it seems by the name of Hrach, who must pronounce a sentence of arrest. He was scared, said he had to look at all the grounds before the verdict was issued. I told him, that Kocharyan should be arrested anyway. " And in the recording of the telephone conversation between Pashinyan and Vanetsyan, the expediency of arrest of the CSTO Secretary General Yuri Khachaturov and the second President of the Republic of Armenia Robert Kocharyan was mentioned.