Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Israeli historian and genocide scholar Yair Auron (left) meets with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian in Yerevan. March 2, 2015. (Photo: official publication)

YEREVAN (Armenpress)—Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian met on Monday with Israeli historian and genocide expert Yair Auron, who was accompanied by writer and publicist Zory Balayan.

According to the President’s press office, President Sarkisian greeted the guest and emphasized that he was pleased to meet one of the best friends of the Armenian people in Yerevan again. Sarkisian attached special importance to the visits of friends of the Armenian people to Armenia in the year marking the centennial of the Armenian Genocide and their participation in the ceremonies commemorating the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.

The head of state expressed gratitude once again to the notable Israeli intellectual for his invaluable merit in the international recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide, for always showing interest in Armenian issues and for expressing the willingness to help. Sarkisian also welcomed Yair Auron’s visit to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic within the framework of the visit to Armenia. Yair Auron expressed gratitude for the kind words and mentioned that he was very impressed with Nagorno-Karabakh and its peace-loving and dignified people. He emphasized that many Israelis don’t know about Karabakh and that when they know the truth, they will surely support the Armenians.


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  1. zarkim said:

    Armenian physician honored by Israel for saving Jews during the Holocaust
    Khachatrian, a military doctor with the Soviet Red Army, was taken prisoner during World War II. In the concentration camp where he was kept by the Nazis he HELPED MANY JEWS (Today’s Israelis) as a physician.
    Haroutyoun Khachatryan, has been posthumously awarded the “Righteous among the Nations Award” by the Jewish “Yad Vashem” institute-museum.
    In the early 19th century, Jews began arriving to Armenia from Poland, Iran and other areas – creating Ashkenazic and Mizrahi communities in Yerevan. More Jews moved to Armenia during its period finding more tolerance in the area than in Russia or Ukraine. Armenia gave ISRALIES sanctuary. There were many other countries that helped Israelis, including Syria and Iran.
    Today, unfortunately the same people (JEWS, ISRAELIS) have joined forces with some Arab leaders, Turks and the US/Allies to fund and arm terrorists to harm Armenians and Christians in Syria.
    These WOLVES in Sheepskin are arming Armenia’s neighbour with Drones and other high power weapons to kill Armenians in Karabakh. They are very much involved in killing innocent civilians including Christians in Syria.
    Al-Qaida exists because of Israelis and Americans/allies. ISIS exists because of Americans and allies. Taliban exists because of Americans… etc..
    Israel is supporting ISIS and terrorists.
    Syria/Iraq has been SHELTER to millions of ETHNIC minorities for centuries. Why does anyone want to destroy it? Learn from Syria about MULTICULTURALISM. Syria should be congratulated. Even “ISRAELIS” used Syria as a safe-heaven. Look at the way THESE “Wolves in sheepskin” show their appreciation. Look what these “ANIMALS” have done to SYRIA/Aleppo?

  2. Hannibal said:

    Ba duk yerb ek uzum mard darnal tkhmar haier?ed srika azgin der chek chanachel?Duk kartsum ek srank inchu chen chanachum tseghaspanutiune?vorovhetev hents irenk sarketsin da mer glkhin!Kardal gitek?kardatsek hents mer lezvov grvats ain inch apatsutsum eda!

  3. GeorgeMardig said:

    …. He emphasized that many Israelis don’t know about Karabakh and that when they know the truth, they will surely support the Armenians…. Karabakh can wait, how about to start recognize the Armenian Genocide

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