BEVERLY HILLS–A delegation representing the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee met with the visiting Armenian Ambassador to the US Tatul Markarian.
During the more than 90-minute meeting, the Ambassador discussed the Embassy’s political and diplomatic activities in the nation’s capital.
The ARF delegation, which included chairman Avedik Izmirlian, John Kossakian, Krikor Atchekian, Karekin Khanjian, Anahit Stepanian and Aram Kaloustian, emphasized the uniqueness of the Armenian community on the Western US and presented the Ambassador with the challenges facing the community.
During the discussion, the sides also discussed the recent wave of activity by Azeri diplomatic missions and efforts to immediately counter these efforts were emphasized.
The Central Committee delegation also discussed the recent post-election developmen’s in Armenia, emphasizing developmen’s that threaten Armenia’s international image. The CC also pointed out the ramifications of the March incidents on the Western Region community and expressed hope that the Armenian government will undertake the necessary reforms through concise programs.
Armenia’s Consul General to Los Angeles was also present at the meeting.