Armenians for Obama Meets with VP Nominee Senator Joe Biden

LOS ANGELES, CA–Armenia’s for Obama Chairmen, Areen Ibran’ssian, met with Senator Joe Biden during a fundraiser at the Pacific Design Center in the heart of Los Angeles.

During the course of the meeting Ibran’ssian was able to discuss with the Senator numerous issues relating to Armenian-Americans as well as the work being done by Armenia’s for Obama.

“It was an honor and a pleasure to meet Senator Biden. During our conversation I thanked the Senator for his long standing support of Armenian Genocide recognition and especially his leadership in ensuring military aide parity for Armenia and Azerbaijan,” stated Ibran’ssian. “Senator Biden’s deep understanding of foreign affairs and his commitment to truth and justice were on display as we spoke and I was inspired by his passion and energy,” continued Ibran’ssian.

Senator Biden also thanked Armenia’s for Obama for its hard work and dedication to electing Senator Obama the next President of the United States. “After detailing some of the work that Armenia’s for Obama has been doing, Senator Biden expressed his sincere thanks and appreciation for the community’s support and encouraged Armenia’s for Obama to continue to educate and mobilize voters over the course of these last 19 days,” commented Ibran’ssian.

Senator Biden also commented that in an Obama-Biden administration openness and honesty would be the prevailing rule in regards to the Armenian Genocide.

Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region Chairman, Vicken Sonentz-Papazian, was also able to meet with Senator Biden in a separate meeting at the same fundraiser.

Armenia’s for Obama is a nationwide voter registration, education, and mobilization effort dedicated to electing Barack Obama President. Based in Los Angeles, and with chapters and affiliates across the nation, Armenia’s for Obama will harness the energy and enthusiasm for Barack Obama’s candidacy to ensure record high Armenian American turnout in critical battleground states.


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