Artsakh ARF Forms Syria Relief Committee
STEPANAKERT (Aparaj)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Central Committee of Artsakh hosted a meeting and discussion over the weekend to address the deteriorating crisis in Syrian and the measures to help the Syrian-Armenian community.
During the meeting presentations were made about the steps the organization is taking to address the needs of the Syrian-Armenian community and briefings were made about projects already under way to address that matter.
Attending the meeting were ARF Bureau member Georgi Petrossian, ARF Artsakh Central Committee chairman Davit Ishkhanian and head of the ARF faction of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Parliament Armen Sargsyan.
A special committee was formed to organize relief effort for the Syrian-Armenian community in Artsakh.
Currently, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic ministry of education is hosting a summer camp with the participation of 200 10th graders, 22 of whom are from Syria.
The participants will visit various sites in Syria and will become familiar with daily life in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.