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Armenia: General Amnesty


Press Statement
Mark C. Toner
Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 27, 2011

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The United States welcomes the prisoner amnesty granted by Armenian President Sargsian and declared by the Armenian Parliament, and is pleased to see the quick release of those detained in connection with the events of March 1, 2008. The United States is committed to supporting the Government of Armenia in taking steps to strengthen due process, ensure freedom of assembly and expression, and enable Armenia to become an open, democratic, and prosperous society.



PRN: 2011/853

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