The armed group neutralized as a result of measures taken by divisions of the National Security Service (NSS) had special financing, goals and objectives, NSS Deputy Chief Mikael Hambartsumyan told reporters today.
He said the level of armament, the number of members and the cruelty of the group were unprecedented for the Republic of Armenia.
Hambartsumyan added that the group received funding amounting to thousands of dollars, probe is underway to reveal the source of financing.
“The group had special goals and a well-developed plan. The planned crimes were targeted against civilians, different branches of power and state bodies,” Mikael Hambartsumyan said.