April 23, 2018 / 11:25 AM / 3 months ago

Police in Armenia release opposition protest leader Pashinyan: live feed

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Police in Armenia on Monday released opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan a day after his detention, a live broadcast feed of the event on social media from Yerevan showed.

Police detained three opposition leaders, including Pashinyan, and nearly 200 protesters on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the European Union after demonstrators demanded newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan quit.

Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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