Noyan Tapan News Agency, Armenia
Sept 30 2005
ARA ABRAHAMIAN PRESENTS TO VARTAN OSKANIAN ARMENIAN PROGRAMS OF UNION
OF ARMENIANS IN RUSSIA
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 30, NOYAN TAPAN – ARMENIANS TODAY. Ara Abrahamian,
the Chairman of the World Armenian Congress, of the Union of
Armenians in Russia presented the 5-years activity of the Union of
Armenians in Russia and spoke about its Armenian programs at the
September 29 meeting with Vartan Oskanian, the RA Foreign Minister.
The Union created cultural, youth and educational centers, an
institute which is busy with issues of international policy and the
As Noyan Tapan was informed by the RA Foreign Ministry’s Press and
Information Department, programs implemented by the organization
jointly with the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, the
Writers’ Union of Amenia, numerous educational and cultural
institutions were presented as well. Ara Abrahamian informed that he
intends to found a branch in Yerevan as well for coordinating
programs to be implemented in Armenia.
The RA Foreing Minister mentioned the necessity of an agreed activity
of Diasporan Armenian organizations. An active participation of the
structures headed by Ara Abrahamian in the Armenia-Diaspora forum to
be organized the next year was spoken about.
At the guests’ request, Minister Oskanian spoke briefly about current
developments of the region.