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Voters throw soil at Armenian President - paper

Voters throw soil at Armenian President - paper

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian President, leader of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) Serzh Sargsyan visited the town of Spitak on April 27 for RPA election campaign.

According to Zhoghovurd paper, an unexpected incident took place during the top visit.

Local residents threw soil towards Serzh Sargsyan yelling that have housing problems which are never settled.

The President took the floor with a wry face pretending not to see what happened around him.

Such attitude of the top official added fuel to the public indignation; people started to shout loudly, paper reported.

Finally, Sargsyan had to face the people after his speech; Spitak residents told the President they cannot get apartments for many years already, following the devastating earthquake in Spitak in 1988 which left them homeless.

Sargsyan blamed them saying people do not bother to address the government for their issues, and if they lack time to file an application, the state has little to do here, Zhoghovurd reports.

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