Javakhk Armenian Call for Genocide Recognition

AKHALKALAK–Georgia (Noyan Tapan)–During a visit to Akhalkalak Tuesday–Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze was met by Armenian protesters who urged the official recognition of the Armenian Genocide and urging the president to declare Javakhk an autonomous oblast within Georgia.

Shevardnadze was on a presidential election campaign stop in the region to meet with Akhalkalak region government officials. He said he would address the region’s socio-economic problems following the elections.


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