ANTELIAS: HH Aram I congratulates Cyprus Parliament Speaker Karoyan

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As part of his official visit to the Republic of Cyprus, His Holiness Aram I
met with the Armenian Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament, Mr. Marios Karoyan
on July 22. Also attending the meeting were the Pontifical Vicar to Cyprus,
Archbishop Varoujan Hergelian, Hagop Ateshian from the Central National
Committee, Vartkes Mahdessian from the Armenian community of Cyprus, Dr.
Antranig Ashdjian, chairman of the National Committee, and Sebouh Tavitian,
chairman of the Diocesan Committee.

His Holiness congratulated Mario Karoyan, the first Armenian to hold such a
senior position in the Cypriot government. The two sides then discussed the
recognition of the Armenian Genocide. His Holiness recommended that the
Speaker of the Parliament put all his efforts into work to support the
Armenian Cause in the international arena. The Pontiff and Karoyan exchanged
souvenirs at the end of the meeting.

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From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

Emil Lazarian

“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia . See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia.” - WS