OPPOSITION SUPPORTERS HOLD RALLY IN YEREVAN

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March 1 2010
Armenia

March 1, at 7:30 p.m. the rally of Armenian National Congress
(ANC) ended in Yerevan. RA Former President and ANC leader Levon
Ter-Petrosyan delivered a 50-minute long speech at the meeting.

He referred to 2008 post-presidential events, as well as touched
upon Armenia-Turkey reconciliation and the current stage of Karabakh
peace process.

The opposition representatives declared the next republican rally
will be held on April 6-on the day of the opening of Human Rights
Protection Congress in Armenia.

Presently, thousands of opposition supporters are marching down the
Mashtots Avenue escorted by the police, chanting anti-governmental
slogans. They visited the places where bloody events took place two
years ago. The demonstrators laid flowers to Myasnikyan monument and
paid tribute to March 1 victims. No incident between the oppositionists
and law enforcement agents was reported.