In Astana Garegin II Calls to Recognize Armenian Genocide
15.09.2006 14:33 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II took part in
the 2nd World and Religious Leaders conference in the Kazakh capital
of Astana. The Catholicos made a report titled the Importance of
Faith, in which he stated that Armenians "will to protect their
beliefs despite what they experienced in the 1915 Genocide, and
despite their trials and slander aimed at them."
In the declaration, a promise was made by religious leaders to "fight
against pre-judgement and ignorance" across the world.
`Garegin II used his last chance to speak to the some 150 journalists
in attendance at the conference,’ writes the Hurriyet Turkish
The newspaper reminds that Garegin II, who is often considered the
voice of the Armenian Diaspora, speaks often on the Armenian genocide.