OREANDA-NEWS  98 people were detained at anti-government rallies in Yerevan on Friday, the Armenian police told Interfax.

The ministry clarifies that the detainees are accused of failing to comply with the legal requirements of law enforcement officials.

On September 19, after the start of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces operation in Nagorno-Karabakh, opposition protests began in Armenia demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. A national committee has been set up to coordinate actions to remove Pashinyan and his government from power. The representative of the Dashnaktsutyun party, Ishkhan Saghatelyan, reported that the parliamentary opposition is also initiating the process of impeachment of Pashinyan.

Protest actions are taking place in various districts of Yerevan. They were joined by students from a number of universities.