“Meghri Will Not Be Swapped” Say ARF Officials

MEGHRI (Armenpress)–Senior members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF)–parliament members Vahan Hovanisian and Martoun Matevosian swept away persistent rumors that the southern region of Meghri–bordering Iran might be exchanged for Armenia’s sovereignty over Karabakh.

Speaking at a March 12 meeting with local residents–the ARF members presented the work of the ARF faction in the parliament–emphasizing the restoration of the disaster zone of the 1988 earthquake–and the strengthening of frontier regions of Armenia.

During an answer-question meeting–the ARF members also spoke about the latest developmen’s of Karabakh regulation–President Kocharian’s visits to France–as well as the process of realization of the government program on the development of the region of Meghri.

The deputies also met with the servicemen of the military units deployed there.


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