Ambassador Yovanovitch to Visit Armenian Communities in U.S.

YEREVAN–U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Marie L. Yovanovitch will meet with representatives of the Armenian American community during her visit to Boston, New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. from June 18 to July 1, the American Embassy in Yerevan reported on Monday.

The US Envoy in Armenia will  meet with U.S. government officials, Armenian diplomats, business leaders, media representatives, civil society representatives, and members of the Armenian religious community to discuss present and future cooperation between the United States and Armenia, the embassy said.

On her visit, she will also exchange views on current developments in Armenia, U.S-Armenian relations, and U.S. foreign policy in Armenia. Yovanovitch will also highlight U.S. government assistance efforts in the country.

Community meetings will be held in the following venues and are open to the general public:

Fri., June 19 at 7 p.m.    
Armenian Cultural Foundation     
441 Mystic Street, Arlington, MA 02474    

Mon., June 22 at 7 p.m.
Diocese of the Armenian Church
Haik and Alice Kavookjian Hall
630 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Thurs., June 25 at 7:30 p.m.     
Western Diocese of the Armenian Church    
3325 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA 91504  

Fri., June 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Western Prelacy of the Armenian Church
6252 Honolulu Avenue, La Crescenta, CA 91214

Tues., June 30 at 12:30 p.m.
Library of Congress, Mumford Room
1st Street SE, Washington D.C. 20543


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  1. gordy said:

    Gee, this is great news. What an honor. Imagine, speaking to us lowly Armenians. Golly.

    I can’t wait to hear Yovanovitch’s (rhymes with… ) evasive, non-answers. It’s always a pleasure to hear appointed and elected officials answer questions. Not.

  2. Vahe said:

    Refering to the article of meeting of Ambasador and Philip Gordon with Serzh Sarksyan, I wrote about my deep disappointment against S.Sarksyan’s medling ( at least Ilham Aliyev refused to grant chance to Gordon).
    Now it is up to us to show our outrage and disapproval of U.S. DOUBLE STANDARD policy and Obama’s flip flap and protest the guts of ambassador to meet with Armenian American communities.
    We should let her understand where Armenian national interests are and where we stand.
    She should taste and keep remembering the bitterness of her meetings.

  3. Sahag said:

    What a joke. I’m sure she’s dreading the whole ordeal as she’ll have plenty to answer to. But I do NOT sympathize with her at all.

    If she has an ounce of respect for Armenian Americans and truly admires American principles of truth and justice she would brazenly condemn her own government during this visit for their shameless denial of the Armenian Genocide. It’s that simple.

    Ask yourself this. Would you represent a country in any diplomatic capacity if your government consciously and blatantly denied the Holocaust when they know full well the truth.

    Could you honestly live with yourself for one day in this position?

    Obviously, resignation won’t solve the problem but it would send a crystal clear message to the good ol boys and girls of the State Department that their hoax is coming to an end.

  4. Carl said:

    Not that it will really matter, as the State Department is already against Armenia, but we should give her an earfull.