ARS Responds to Istanbul Quake

WATERTOWN–Soon after the news of the devastating earthquake in northwestern Turkey–and the extensive damage caused to church and administrative buildings belonging to the Armenian Patriarchate–reached the Armenian Relief Society Central Offices–a letter of sympathy and offer of assistance was addressed to the Turkish Permanent Representative to the UN.

Following receipt of acknowledgment–the Central Executive Board decided to participate in the on-going international relief effort with a contribution of $5,000.

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