WASHINGTON — On March 15, Permanent Representative of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic to the US Robert Avetisyan delivered a speech at an event organized in the U.S. Congress on the initiative of the Armenian National Committee of America. The event was aimed at promoting peace in Artsakh and Armenia, contributing to the prosperity of the two Armenian states, and supporting the resolutions recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
In his speech, the Artsakh representative expressed his gratitude to the Committee for organizing the event, and stressed the importance of ongoing joint efforts.
Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the US Grigor Hovhannisyan, U.S. Congressmen, City Council Member of Montebello, California, Jack Hadjinian, and Director of the Stepanakert Caroline Cox Rehabilitation Center Vardan Tadevosyan, who had arrived in Washington to participate in the Committee’s events, delivered speeches. Head of the ANCA Washington Office Aram Hamparian chaired the event.
In their speeches, the U.S. Congressmen assured that they would continue to contribute to the security of Artsakh and Armenia, establishment of peace, and restoration of the historical justice, stressing the necessity of recognizing the right of the people of Artsakh to self-determination and the Armenian Genocide.
In his speech, Director of the Stepanakert Rehabilitation Center Vardan Tadevosyan briefed on the Centre’s activities, noting the importance of this humanitarian initiative for Artsakh and the region, and presented the problems and challenges facing the center.
Staff members of the U.S. Congressional Offices and Armenian Embassy to the US, representatives of the Kurdish and Yezidi political circles, journalists, and members of the Armenian community of America participated in the event.