Armenia’s second president Robert Kocharyan will remain in custody for additional two months, the court ruled on Friday.
With its ruling on December 7, 2018 the Criminal Court of Appeal upheld the first instance court’s July 27 decision on remanding Robert Kocharyan in custody. On the same day - December 7, Kocharyan handed himself over to a Yerevan penitentiary where he was arrested.
Robert Kocharyan has been charged with the overthrow of constitutional order in Armenia in March 1, 2008.
President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed decrees to appoint ministers in the new Cabinet based on the proposal of the PM.
The list of ministers is as follows:
Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Erik Grigoryan, Minister of Nature Protection
Feliks Tsolakyan, Minister of Emergency Situations
Hakob Arshakyan, Minister of Transport, Communication and IT
Tigran Khachatryan, Minister of Economic Development and Investments
Atom Janjughazyan, Minister of Finance
Arsen Torosyan, Minister of Health
Artak Zeynalyan, Minister of Justice
Zaruhi Batoyan, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs
Davit Tonoyan, Minister of Defense
Suren Papikyan, Minister of Territorial Administration and Development
Arayik Harutyunyan, Minister of Education and Science
Earlier Nikol Pashinyan was appointed as Prime Minister, while Mher Grigoryan and Tigran Avinyan as Deputy PMs.