Government Extends Support Services to Yezidis

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)Leaders of the Yezidi community of Armenia recently met with the Acting Minister of Government Administration–Gagik Shahbazian to discuss problems social–educational and cultural problems facing the ethnic minority.

Aziz Tamoyan–chairman of the Union of Yezidis of Armenia’said that the Armenian government–which had been backing the Golos YezidovVoice of Yezidispublication for the last two years– hasn’t taken any steps in this direction this year. The lack of textbooks in their native language was also addressed during the meeting.

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