GLENDALE–The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee issued an announcement Friday–condemning the Tuesday’s attacks in New York and Washington and extending a hand of assistance and support to the victims families. Below is the translated text of the announcement.
The Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee–with its rank and file–as well as the vast community of supporters–condemns the inhuman terrorist acts that occurred on the morning of Tuesday September 11 in New York–Washington and Pennsylvania–as a result of which thousands of innocent people lost their lives.
The perpetrators who carried out this act of treachery against the United States and the American people–as well as the forces behind them must be identified and brought to justice.
As a people that has suffered oppression and the first Genocide of the 20th century–we Armenia’s understand and deeply feel the devastating magnitude of this tragedy.
In this time of crisis–as faithful citizens of the United States of America–we voice our anger and protest–and–at the same time–extend our support to all the victims and the families. As a community we pledge to do whatever is necessary to heal our nation’s great wound.
ARF Central Committee