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The former candidate for president of Armenia, Leader of the National Self- Determination Union Paruyr Hayrikyan has left a note in Facebook social media.
"I am at Red Cross hospital. Don't visit me, please. I am trying to recover. I undergo 7-8 procedures a day. I am still very far from recovery. What I have now is some 10% or, at best, 20% of me "the previous". I am going to apply all my knowledge:.if I am able. The persons investigating the attempt behave very strange: they have found the executors, but there is no progress. Probably, they are insufficiently independent," Hayrikyan wrote.
The assassination attempt against Paruyr Hayrikyan, candidate for president of Armenia, Leader of the Union for National Self-Determination Party, was made in the Tpagrichnery Street in Yerevan on Jan 31. Hayrikyan was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in shoulder and underwent surgery. On Feb 8 the National Security Service of Armenia detained two men: Albert Poghosyan (1966) and Samvel Haroutiunyan (1972), who have already pled guilty.
In the meanwhile, Hayrikyan who had been creating an intrigue over his application to the Constitutional Court for postponement of the presidential election for a long time, finally applied to the Constitutional Court on February 10 and recalled his application the next day.