AGBU EUROPE CONGRATULATES BUNDESTAG FOR HISTORIC VOTE TO COMMEMORATE THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

The Armenian General Benevolent Union Europe congratulates the German Bundestag for today’s vote, in which it adopted a resolution dedicated to the “memory and commemoration of the genocide of the Armenians and of other Christian minorities”. In the text of the resolution, the German Parliament also “laments the acts of the Young Turk government of the time, which led to the almost total annihilation of the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire”...

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CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIANS RECEIVED AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN

On May 30, at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received Mr. Berge Setrakian, President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union.The AGBU President presented His Holiness the results of their recent visit to Moscow, Russia and his impressions of meetings in the national and religious structures, also informed him about establishing an AGBU chapter in the Russian Federation...

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AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN PARTICIPATED IN THE FEAST OF THE UNIVERSAL HOLY CHURCH OF ETCHMIADZIN

On May 29, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church solemnly celebrated the Feast of the Universal Holy Church of Etchmiadzin. Under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; Divine Liturgy was offered in the Mother Cathedral. Primates of the Armenian Dioceses; Bishops of the various institutions of the Armenian Church; members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See; clergy of the Diocese of Tavush and the region’s pilgrims...

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AGBU ARMENIA DEPUTY DIRECTOR HOVIG EORDEKIAN PARTICIPATED IN THE FIRST SESSION OF THE PUBLIC COUNCIL ADJUNCT TO RA MINISTER OF DIASPORA

On May 26, the Public Council adjunct to the Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia held its first session at the RA Ministry of Diaspora. Greeting the members of the newly established council, RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan attached importance to the activities of the council in terms of enhancing public relations. The Minister stated all the large pan-Armenian organizations and the individuals one by one and highly appreciated their pro-national activities...

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AGBU GALA IN LONDON ROUSES TREMENDOUS SUPPORT FOR SYRIAN RELIEF

On May 21, AGBU brought together hundreds of supporters and friends for a Gala Benefit Dinner at the Landmark Hotel in London. The evening was devoted to celebrating the achievements of the AGBU Humanitarian Emergency Relief Fund for Syrian Armenians and inspiring continued support for helping to alleviate the dire conditions that continue to persist in the region. Thanks to the generosity of AGBU Central Board member and CEO of Amber Capital Joseph Oughourlian and his wife Jenny, all the proceeds from the fundraising dinner...

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