GLENDALE–A delegation of Armenia’s diplomatic corps in the US met last week with the Western Region Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation at the Armenian Center in Glendale.
Present at the meeting were Armenia’s Consul General to Los Angeles Armen Melkonian–vice consul Khatchik Khoudinian–Armenia’s Ambassador to the US Rouben Shugarian and deputy foreign minister and former LA consul general Armen Baibourtian.
The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss plans for the upcoming visit by Armenian Robert Kocharian to Los Angeles and the organization of a public gathering scheduled for Sept. 27. The Armenian representatives highlighted the importance mass participation in events organized during Kocharian’s visit to Los Angeles. The Central Committee–naturally pledged its support and promised to utilize all its resources in ensuring that president’s visit to the community would be as successful as possible.
Armenia’s socio-economic condition and other pressing matters were also discussed during the meeting. In conclusion the Armenian diplomatic corps representative congratulated the newly-elected ARF Central Committee–wishing the body success on its future endeavors. Following the meeting–Melkonian personally congratulated the newly elected Central Committee via a letter.
The meeting ended with a spirit of continued cooperation and hopes of advancing relations between the ARF and Armenia’s diplomatic representations.