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Vardan Devrikyan: "Foreign Powers" Behind Attack on Hayrikyan



Vardan Devrikyan, Deputy Director of the Literature Institute in Armenia, adds his name to the list of public figures who believes that “foreign powers” are behind yesterday’s assassination attempt of presidential candidate Paryur Hayrikian.

Devrikyan told reporters today in Yerevan that the western media has covered the incident as some type of crisis event.

Devrikyan suggested that the other candidates be provided with bodyguards.

He said that the fee for registering as a presidential candidate should be increased to a minimum of 20 million AMD ($49,000), arguing that as it stands now any Tom, Dick or Harry can get in the race.

Devrikyan mocked presidential candidate Andrias Ghukasyan, now on hunger strike at the National Academy of Sciences, and said that the press were wrong to cover him so extensively and make him out as a leading contender.

“I am getting 10-20 telephone calls a day asking who that candidate is. God forbid something happens to him as well. They’ll say that another leading presidential candidate has been attacked as well.”


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Comments (5)
1. հայ մարդ18:05 - 1 February, 2013
Ափսոս է էդ տեղը, որ քեզ նման աշխատող ունի; Ու ավելի ճիշտն այն է, որ խեղկատակը հենց ինքդ ես;
2. Վարազ Սյունի (Ամստերդամ)18:23 - 1 February, 2013
Առաջին անգամ եմ լսում այս Վարդան Դևրիկյանի մասին: Սրա «վերլուծությանը» մի նայեք: Սրա պիտակավորմանը մի նայեք."մյուս թեկնածուներին՝ այն չորս անկապներին...":Պարոն, Անդրեաս Ղուկասյանի հացադուլը ԼՈՒՐՋ քաղաքական պայքար է կեղծ/սարքովի/5000 դրամանոց ընտրությունների դեմ: Նա, իր քաղաքական քաջությամբ, շինծու ընտրությունների դեմ քաղաքական պայքարի ձևաչափի սկիզբը դրեց: Իսկ ձեզ նման "վերլուծություններ" անողները բազմաթիվ են:
3. Վահե-201019:28 - 1 February, 2013
Ճիշտ է, ճիշտ, Հայաստանում ոչ ոքի ձեռնտու չէ ընտրակաշառքներ բաժանելն ու ընդհանրապես կաշառք վերցնելով վիզը հաստացնելը, ուրեմն դա արտաքին ուժերի ձեռքի գործ է:
4. Թլկատինցի11:44 - 2 February, 2013
Մեր ուշիմ վերլուծաբան Դեւրիկյանը Ի՞նչ արտաքին ուժերի մասին նկատի ունի: Չեմ հասկանում: Անհեթեթութիւն: Հայաատանում աջ ու ձախ ինքնակոչ վերլուծաբան կայ: Այլեւս բաւ է նման մարդկանց կարեւորութիւն տալու: Դեւրիկյանը քանքատւում է ոչ արժանի թեկնածուների մասին, մինչդեռ մենք քանքատվում ենք իրեն նման պարապ վերլուծաբաններից:
5. Herand Der Sarkissian20:52 - 5 February, 2013
What an Idiot -------- As it is only a few were able to pay the $25000 application fee to be placed on the ballot ---- At $50,000 application fee perhaps only Mr. Sargisyan would have been able to qualify ---- What a great proposal for Democratic Elections ! Perhaps they should require 1000 or 2000 real sponser signatures and only $25 application fee, then maybe we may get a few real candidates. It is interesting that a dozen "reporters" have not even come up with the name of the man who shot Mr. Hayrikyan, even though he saw him at close distance. To think that Putin has nothing better to do than to put out a contract on an Armenian candidate that has zero chance of being elected. We must be running out of functioning brains in Yerevan.
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