Stuttgart commemorates victims of Sumgait pogroms

Stuttgart commemorates victims of Sumgait pogroms

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian community in Germany’s Baden-Württemberg land held an event to commemorate the victims of Armenian pogroms in Sumgait and other Azerbaijani cities.

Organized jointly with European Artsakh Center, Maral organization and Armenian-German cultural societies, the event took place in one of central churches in Stuttgart on March 23.

Father Tiratur, priest of Baden-Württemberg’s Armenian community spoke at the event and served a mass afterwards, European Artsakh Center reports.

Permanent representative of Artsakh Republic in Germany Harutyun Grigoryan told about Armenian pogroms and other atrocities of Azerbaijani authorities, as well as the situation that emerged due to lack of international condemnation of crimes committed by Azerbaijan’s government.

Pianist Sophia Melikyan, graduate of Armenian Tchaikovsky musical school and Madrid’ Royal Conservatory, Master of Arts in Manhattan school, performed during the event.

 Top stories
The Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I met with Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani October 25.
“Resolution of the Karabakh conflict depends on political will of the Presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan,” James Warlick said.
Only 60 out of 193 UN General Assembly member states voted for Turkey, while its rival, Spain, received 132 votes.
The monument’s designer is Mihran Hakobjan, a 30-year-old Armenian-born artist who graduated from a Slubice college.
Partner news