Armenian President Receives Crew Of Cilicia Sailing Vessel


YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 1. ARMINFO. President of Armenia Robert Kocharyan
jhas rdceived today the crew of the sailing vessel Cilicia built
on the model of Middle Age vessels of Cilicia Kingdom. The sailing
vessel has completed te second stage of its sailing by 9 seas.

The presidential press-service informs ARMINFO that the crew handed
over the national flag of Armenia to President Kocharyan and took
another flag from the president to sail under it next year. Sailors
presented Robert Kocharyan the photo of Cilicia with their autographs.

The president talked to the crew around the issues related
the forthcoming third stage of sailing and the problems of the
vessel’s transportation to Armenia. Robert Kocharyan pointed out
the importance of construction of a special berth on Lake Sevan and
promised to assist the sailors in this issue. The sailors told about
the interesting incidents during the sailing and assured him that
due to their accumulated experience they will cope with the remaining
way and bring Cilicia to the native shore.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

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