Parliament holds closed debates on classified motion seeking to prosecute MP Seyran Ohanyan


YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 7, ARTSAKHPRESS. The parliament is now holding a closed session to discuss the second motion filed by the prosecutor-general seeking to prosecute MP Seyran Ohanyan.

Article 97 of the Constitution requires law enforcement authorities to obtain the consent of Parliament in order to prosecute a legislator.

The first motion, related to alleged abuse of power, was debated at an open session. Meanwhile, the second motion pertains to a classified case and only the lawmakers who have security clearance to classified information are taking part in the debate.

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