GLENDALE–Armenia’s newly appointed Consul General to Los Angeles Armen Melkonian held his first ever meeting Friday with the Western US Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation.
Accompanying the Consul General were Consul Edward Taranian and assistant to the consul general Khachig Khoudikian–as well as director of the office of public affairs for the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic in Washington Tevan Poghossian.
The ARF Central Committee was represented by its chairman Dr. Viken Hovsepian–vice-chairman Hovig Saliba–Arsen Danielian–Esq.–Ara Khanjian and Asbarez executive editor John Kossakian.
The two sides stressed the importance of national unity in light of the new political developmen’s in Armenia and the imperative of taking steps toward ensuring that reality.
The impetus of utilizing the vast moral and other resources of the California Armenian community to benefit Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh were also addressed.