Plans Underway for Genocide Survivors’ Heirs

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Foreign minister Vartan Oskanian met Friday with Karen Mikaelian, a member of a committee that was established to plan the third congress of heirs of the 1915 Armenian Genocide survivors.
According to the Armenian foreign ministry, two pervious meetings of the genocide survivors’ heirs were held in 1917 and 1918 in Yerevan.
Mikaelian was quoted by the ministry’s department for public relations as saying that the committee met for several times to discuss some related issues and published a declaration on establishment of the body of authorized representatives of the Genocide survivors’ heirs.
Minister Oskanian said a great deal of effort should be made with Diaspora-based organizations in order to ensure the success of the congress.


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