A televised meeting between Sarksyan, left, and Pashinyan was cut short as the former president stormed off.
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Armenian police detained three opposition leaders Sunday and held nearly 200 protesters during the latest demonstrations against the appointment of the former President Serzh Sarksyan as prime minister. Protesters accuse Sarksyan of clinging to power after he was appointed premier this month following 10 years as president. The public prosecution service confirmed the three opposition leaders had been detained on suspicion of organizing an illegal protest.The police called on protesters to stop the situation from escalating, Interfax news agency said, quoting an official statement.Parliament voted last Tuesday to allow Sarksyan to become premier, angering opposition leaders.
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