Protest in commemoration of Armenian Genocide staged in New York

Protest in commemoration of Armenian Genocide staged in New York

PanARMENIAN.Net - A protest was staged in New York's Times Square on April 24, Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, with similar commemorative events also held in Boston.

Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Garen Nazarian came up with a speech on Genocide international recognition campaign, highly assessing the Diaspora institutions’ efforts in the direction.

Ambassador Nazarian stressed the need to take consistent measures ahead of the Genocide 100th anniversary, attaching special attention to Armenian youth in facing the existing problems and challenges.

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