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The leader of the opposition Tavush for the Homeland movement of Armenia, Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, has arrived in Kirants village of Tavush.

The villagers told Galstanyan that they did not see any fence with barbed wire at the border with Azerbaijan, as shown in the photos by the Armenian authorities, and there was none in the area.

"In any case, let's go, try to record [it]; maybe they will find [it] in a hidden place. There is no such thing. There is no such fence or barbed wire [at the border with Azerbaijan]. But it is clear that apart from the fact that the entire national border [of Armenia] has been destroyed, people's rights, property rights have also been violated. (…). That is, in addition to unilaterally handing over, conceding the entire state border [to Azerbaijan], they [i.e. the Armenian authorities] took away the people's rights also. A judicial process must be started; we have already consulted with lawyers to determine in which direction one must go," Archbishop Galstanyan responded.

Also, he announced that they shall complete their work so that the unilateral transferor of the Armenian lands is removed from power.

The protests and civil disobedience actions by the opposition Tavush for the Homeland movement, led by Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan, had started in Armenia after it became known on April 19 that Armenia and Azerbaijan had agreed to start border delimitation at Tavush Province of Armenia. After holding subsequent demonstrations in Kirants village of Tavush Province for days, Archbishop Galstanyan had announced that he was going to march to Yerevan to demand the resignation of PM Nikol Pashinyan. Arriving in the Armenian capital on May 9, Galstanyan held a large rally demanding Pashinyan's resignation. And during the rally on May 26, the transitional government was announced, whose PM candidate is Archbishop Bagrat Galstanyan.

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