YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation, the Heritage Party, the Prosperous Armenia Party and the Armenian National Congress parliamentary groups have come together to form an inquiry group and will ask parliament for a special session to probe the violent incident at Harsnakar Restaurant, as a result of which a military doctor died.
The meeting is expected to discuss the formation of an interim committee to investigate the incident at the Harsnakar restaurant, where last month three military doctors were beaten by bodyguards of restaurant owner Ruben Hayrapetyan, a know oligarch who was until two weeks ago a member of the Armenian parliament representing the ruling Republican Party of Armenia. One of the victims, Dr. Vahe Avetyan, succumbed to his injuries and died in the hospital
The parliamentary groups held relevant discussions and decided to propose a special meeting, which is scheduled for July 17.
In order to schedule a special session in parliament, 44 members must sign a petition requesting the agenda item.