YEREVAN. – Environmental activists are marching in downtown Yerevan as a sign of protest against operation of the Amulsar gold mine.
A day before Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited Jermuk – a resort town located near Amulsar – as well as adjacent communities where he met with the local residents. Majority of locals oppose exploitation of the mine.
PM said he had instructed to send the conclusions by Elard organization to Armenia's Nature Protection Ministry to clarify whether new examination is needed.