Supporters of former President Robert Kocharyan staged a demonstration at Republic Square in Yerevan on the afternoon (local time) of Tuesday, December 11, to protest Kocharyan's arrest on Friday, December 7, on charges of "overthrowing constitutional order of Armenia" during his term as president. A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are anticipated in the area in the coming hours. Further demonstrations by supporters of Kocharyan are possible in the near term.
Individuals in Yerevan are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid protests and demonstrations, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
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