According to the publication, PanArmenian, group Violent of Sasun” voluntarily dismissed two police officers who were held hostage. The head of the press service of Armenian national security Samson Galstyan confirmed this information, refusing to disclose the details.
Earlier, the same publication reported that the extremists had agreed to release two of the four hostages in exchange for the creation in the captured police station of journalistic point. The remaining police members of the armed group promised to release after the beginning of the work of the Bureau.
Indicates that their claims for members of the media members of the “Violent of Sasun” presented at a meeting with the head of the national security Council Georgy Cucoana.
Branch patrol in Yerevan was captured on the morning of 17 July. Initially, the attackers demanded the release from prison of a party to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh Zhirayr Sefilyan, a suspect in the illegal acquisition and possession of weapons. Later it became known that they also want the resignation of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan.