ANCA hosts State Department policy briefing on Syria

ANCA hosts State Department policy briefing on Syria

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian National Committee of America recently hosted a policy briefing for Armenian American community leaders by the State Department's bureaus of Near Eastern Affairs and Population, Migration & Refugees regarding the unfolding security and humanitarian crisis facing the Armenian population of Syria.

The off-the-record July 11th briefing covered a broad range of longstanding Armenian American concerns, including those related to humanitarian aid, resettlement assistance, Turkey's role in the attack on Kessab, and, most recently, ongoing rocket assaults on Armenian neighborhoods in Aleppo.

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President Serzh Sargsyan said earlier that the Armenian side lost some 800 hectares (around 8 square kilometers) in the course of 4-day.
The parties discussed the situation in the Karabakh conflict zone following the early April's 4-day war and the ways to overcome the consequences.
At the meeting, the parties addressed opportunities to overcome consequences of the 4-day violence in Karabakh in early April.
“There can be no success in negotiations if violence continues, and there can be no peace without a negotiation process,” the statement said.
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