ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Meets with Aram I

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region Central Committee met with His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Holy See of Cilicia on May 30, in Waltham, Mass.

ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Chairman Hayg Oshagan and His Holiness Aram I

Attending the meeting were Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Armenian Church in the Eastern U.S., ARF Central Committee Chairman Hayg Oshagan, members Greg Bedian, Khajag Mgrditchian, Levon Attarian, John Avedissian, Hovsep Avakian, and ARF Eastern Region Central Committee Executive Director Maral Choloyan. Armenian Weekly Editor Nanore Barsoumian and Hairenik Weekly Editor Zaven Torikian were also present.

(L-R) Levon Attarian, Greg Bedian, Hovsep Avakian, H.E. Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, His Holiness Aram I, Hayg Oshagan, John Avedissian, and Khajag Mgrditchian

During the meeting, the parties discussed the Syrian crisis and the situation of Syrian-Armenians, issues pertaining to the Armenian communities and churches in the Eastern U.S., the demands for reparations  of the Armenian people, and the Centennial events.

Aram I was in the Boston area as part of his tour of the Armenian communities in the region. He arrived in Boston on May 27. On May 28, he was the keynote speaker at the  Boston celebration of the 97th anniversary of the establishment of the independent state of Armenia in 1918.

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