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Clashes break out between protesters blocking road in Tigranashen and the police 

Clashes break out between protesters blocking road in Tigranashen and the police 

The highway from Armenia to Iran is closed in the Tigranashen section. Large police forces are also at the site, MP Aghvan Vardanyan from the opposing NA Armenia Alliance told ABC media.

He noted that the police were obstructing the course of the peaceful protests.

Later, the police used force to remove people from the road. People have been arrested; ARF member Gerasim Vardanyan is among them.

The road leading to the bridge of Kirants village of Tavush Province has been closed since morning. The Yerevan-Gyumri, Yerevan-Sevan, Yerevan-Martuni highways are closed as well.