GLENDALE–The Western US Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation dispatched a congratulatory message to newly elected Armenian president Robert Kocharian. Below is the English translated text of that letter:
Honorable Mr. President:
The membership of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western United States welcomed your election as president of the Republic of Armenia with great enthusiasm and pride.
Your dedication to advancing the just cause of Armenia and Armenia’s culminated into a momentous victory–which belongs to the entire Armenian nation both in Armenia and the Diaspora.
We sincerely hope that your election will become a crucial turning point in modern-day Armenian history–whereby under democratic and just norms the Armenian people will prosper and flourish on the road to advancing its national ideals.
On behalf of the Armenian community of the Western United States–we wholeheartedly congratulate you and wish you victorious success on your sacred mission.
ARF Central Committee of Western US