Telegrams of Condolence
President Armen Sarkissian sent condolences on the demise on the renowned French-Armenian sculptor Toros Rastkelenian
President Armen Sarkissian sent a letter of condolences to the Rastkelenian family on the demise of the Master, awardee of the Movses Khorenatshi Medal and Order of the Legion of Honor of the French Republic Toros Rastkelenian.
“In the person of Toros Rastkelenian the Armenian nation lost a patriot, distinguished and wise intellectual who served devotedly his entire life to his people and the Fatherland.
Throughout this professial work, Toros Rastkelenian through his sculptures and pieces of art was reflecting consistenly on the problems of our nation.
Toros Rastkelenian’s art has always been admired in Armenia as his personal contribution to the development and strengthening of the Armenian-French cultural ties,” reads in particular the message of the President of Armenia.