The situation in Armenia’s National Assembly (NA) strained again Wednesday, during the speech of ruling’ Civil Contract’ Faction MP Hayk Sargsyan.
In his remarks, Sargsyan stated that the defense ministers during whose tenure people were exempt from military service either by bribery or a telephone ‘call’ were traitors to the homeland.
The opposition MPs got angry and threw water bottles at Hayk Sargsyan.
Parliament member from ‘Armenia’ faction Agnessa Hamoyan aired live from her Facebook page. The video shows the opposition and pro-government lawmakers shoving each other. The security officers were called in.
A break has been announced in the session hall.