YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–All the Armenian mass media were informed on behalf of the People’s Party of Armenia (PPA) that at 2:00 p.m. Monday the party leader Karen Demirchian would hold a news conference. The subject of the news conference was "Why I have been silent for all this time." However–at 1:00 p.m. the doors of the Party’s office were close before the reporters.
In his telephone conversation with Noyan Tapan after the incident–the PPA leader expressed surprise about the news conference he hadn’t the slighest idea about. Demirchian reported that the false news conference is nothing but a provocation the goal of which is not clear. "I don’t even want to apologize to reporters as I myself have not been informed of such an initiative."
Karen Demirchian said that he was never silent and if he wants to say anything–all the the mass media will be informed a day earlier. The PPA leader announced his intention to find the reasons for and those guilty of the misinformation. He will inform the press about the results.