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Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian speaks at the Washington National Cathedral during a ceremony commemorating the Armenian Genocide centenary. May 7, 2015. (Photo: official publication)

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

    WASHINGTON—A prayer service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday evening.   The service remembered those lost in the genocide and showed gratitude for the regeneration of life that the survivors worked so hard to create.   United States Vice President Joseph Biden

A scene from the meeting

ARF Delegation Meets with President Sarkisian in Washington

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—An Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) delegation headed by ARF Bureau member Khatchig Mouradian met with Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian, the Armenian Weekly reports. ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Chair Hayg Oshagan and member Hovsep Avakian were part of the delegation that engaged in an hour-long discussion of issues surrounding Armenia’s domestic concerns and foreign

Armenian Genocide Postage Stamps Unveiled in Washington

YEREVAN (Armenpress)—On Wednesday, Armenia’s National Post unveiled a two stamps commemorating the Armenian Genocide at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The first commemorates American Ambassador Henry Morgenthau who served in Turkey during the Armenian Genocide and documented the atrocities that occurred starting in 1915. The second stamp commemorates America’s Near East Relief program,

ANCA Open Letter to State Legislators on Azeri Dictator Ilham Aliyev

I am writing to alert you that Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan (an oil-rich and corrupt one-family dictatorship), is pressuring state legislatures across our country into joining his angry and increasingly violent attacks upon his Christian Armenian neighbors

Obama’s $40 Million Request In Aid To Armenia Again Breaks Parity

As the Congress continues deliberations over appropriations for the remaining months of Fiscal Year 2011, President Barack Obama today announced his proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget numbers, which included a call for $40 million in aid to Armenia and a pro-Baku tilt in U.S. military aid to Armenia and Azerbaijan, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

Turkey Opposed to U.S. Missile Defense Deployment

Turkey objects to plans of deploying U.S. missile defense elements on its soil because it could worsen relations with Russia and Iran, Turkish media reported Wednesday.

Rustamian Explains ARF Strategy to Derail Protocols on Six City Tour

The East Coast tour of Armenia National Assembly member Armen Rustamyan concluded on Sunday, December 13, after a guest appearance at the New York ARF’s commemoration of the Federation’s 119th anniversary. During his December 9-13 visit, Rustamyan met with Congressional and other US government representatives and visited east coast communities.

Gordon Reiterates Washington’s Backing for Quick Karabakh Settlement

The United States is committed to ensuring a quick resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs said on Tuesday.

Boxer, Lieberman, Sanchez Co-Sponser Senate, House Genocide Bills

Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Joe Lieberman (D-CT) and Representative Linda Sanchez (D-CA) became, this week, the most recent additions to the growing bipartisan group of legislators supporting the Armenian Genocide Resolution (S.Res.316 and H.Res.252), reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

Bipartisan Senate Letter Rebukes Turkey for Worsening Israel Ties

A bipartisan letter sent to the Turkish Embassy from 10 US senators on December 7 sharply rebuked the Turkish government for the “downward trend of relations between Turkey and Israel this past year,” reported the Weekly Standard’s Blog on Monday.

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