April 14
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YEREVAN. – An armed group “Sansa Tsrer” has released two hostages from the seized police regiment in Yerevan.

Two hostages – police officers –  had been released without preconditions.

According to Shant television, member of the group Varuzhan Avetisyan met with the director of the National Security Service Gevorg Kutoyan and decided to release another two hostages in exchange for setting up a media center. The report was confirmed for Shant television by General Vitaly Balasanyan who was a mediator in the meeting.

“The process of creating a neutral zone for their communication with reporters is underway,” Balasanyan said. “As soon as the center is set up, two remaining hostages – Osipyan and Yeghiazaryan – would be released.”

It has been the seventh day since a group of armed men stormed into a capital city Yerevan police station, and took several police officers hostage in Armenia. 


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