ArmInfo. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held consultations with representatives of law enforcement agencies. The press service of the government reports.
The Prime Minister noted that in the current situation there is a growing public need for the efficient work of state bodies and institutions. "In this case, this primarily concerns the law enforcement system. In the course of today's discussion, I would like to exchange views, share my assessments of how well the law enforcement agencies are functioning today, what are our assessments, including from the point of view of cooperation and the rule of law.
I want to tell you about a specific example. You know that violent events took place on the night of November 10 this year, as well as an attack on the Speaker of the National Assembly. Currently, 50 people are accused in these cases, of which 42 are in custody. 20 petitions were rejected, 18 were satisfied, 2 people were detained in the case of an attack on the NA Speaker, and detention of 1 person was canceled. The main question is: what is our assessment, to what extent is this situation a commensurate response to what happened? If we consider it appropriate, let's take it into account, if we do not consider it expedient, we will understand what the problem is, why we have such a situation, "Nikol Pashinyan said.
Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan and Head of the Investigation Department of the National Security Service Artur Poghosyan presented the course of the legal process in connection with the events of the night of November 10, the results of investigations and investigative actions.
A substantive discussion took place about the course of criminal cases, the identification of persons involved in criminal acts, the identification of persons involved in their organization, as well as the activities of the judicial authorities. Various observations and opinions were presented.
Summing up the results of the meeting, Prime Minister Pashinyan stressed that thanks to the law enforcement system, every citizen of Armenia, regardless of their position, should feel completely protected, and the law enforcement system should be aimed at solving this problem. In this regard, the Prime Minister stressed the need to ensure effective and close cooperation between law enforcement agencies.
The meeting was attended by Director of the National Security Service Armen Abazyan, Chief of Police Vahe Ghazaryan, Minister of Justice Rustam Badasyan, Chairman of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs of the National Assembly Vladimir Vardanyan, Prosecutor General Artur Davtyan, Head of the Special Investigation Service Sasun Khachatryan, Chairman of the Investigative Committee Hayk Grigoryan , members of the Supreme Judicial Council, etc.