Paruyr Hayrikyan: "My treatment should be without surgery."
The Leader of the Union for National Self-Determination (UNSD), former presidential candidate Paruyr Hayrikyan wrote on his Facebook page.
"I would like to inform that after long-term studies and discussions the specialists of the well-known Netherlands Erasmus Medical Center decided not to operate me on. I would remind that our Armenian doctors came to the conclusion that an urgent operation was needed. If I see that no effect is registered during the treatment, I will leave everything and return to Armenia”.
On January 31 2013 at 23:30 the political figure and presidential candidate for February 18 2013 elections, the Leader of the Union of National Self-Determination Paruyr Hayrikyan was shot in front of the 7th entrance of the 9th building on Tpagrichner Street, Kentron district of Yerevan. Paruyr Hayrikyan underwent treatment at the Recovery Center of the Red Cross. In the result of the shot the nerve of his arm was damaged. After the detailed study it was cleared out that there was a serious problem. The Ministry of Health and hospital doctors advised Paruyr Hayrikyan to continue the treatment abroad.
The Government of Armenia allocated about 20 million 500,000 AMD to the Ministry of Health to cover the treatment expenses of the former presidential candidate Paruyr Hayrikyan in Amsterdam. The money was allocated from the Government’s reserve fund.