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Kristine Aghalaryan

MP Vardapetyan: No Political Overtones in Arrest of Vahagn Chakhalyan's Brother

Dajat Vardapetyan, a deputy in Armenia’s Parliament and President of the Georgian-Armenia Union, told reporters today that he sees no political overtones to the arrest of Armen Chakhalyan, brother of Georgian-Armenian activist Vahagn Chakhalyan.

Armen Chakhalyan was arrested by Georgian Special Unit forces on June 28 and charged days later for hooliganism.

He was later fined 2,000 Lara and released on a four year conditional sentence.