GLENDALE–The Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation of the Western United States, on Tuesday, called a meeting of regional executive members of affiliate organizations, including ARS, Homenetmen, Hamazgayine as well as members of the Western Prelacy Executive Council and ARF-WR Central Committee.
ARF-WR Chairman Avedik Ismirlian explained to the conference that the purpose of the gathering was to assemble a strategic taskforce concerning H Res. 106. Armenian National Committee WR Chairmen Raffi Hamparian gave a detailed account of what happened in the House Foreign Affairs committee in passing that resolution. He outlined the Turkish Lobby’s recent anti-Armenian activities and the need for a concerted effort to counter Turkish efforts to kill H. Res. 106. Hamparian also answered numerous questions. At the conclusion of the conference, in order to be most effective, the members resolved to coordinate their efforts to inform and organize the public.