05, 2024

President Vahagn Khachaturyan met with representatives of the Armenian Missionary Association of America and the Armenian Evangelical Union of North

President of the Republic Vahagn Khachaturyan met with the President of the Armenian Missionary Association of America, Doc. Nazareth Tarakchian and Senior Pastor of the Armenian Evangelical Union of North America, Rev. Hendrik Shanazarian and representatives of the Union at his residence in Los Angeles.

Welcoming the guests, President Vahagn Khachaturyan highly appreciated the clear position adopted by the Missionary Association since the independence of Armenia, to support the establishment and strengthening of statehood to the fullest, and also expressed gratitude to the Missionary Association for the implementation of numerous humanitarian and social programs to this day.

Expressing gratitude for the reception, the attendees reaffirmed the unequivocal readiness of the Armenian Missionary Association to further contribute to the development and strengthening of Armenia.

During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on common regional developments and realities in an informal setting.

Answering the questions of the attendees, President Vahagn Khachaturyan provided details about the current stage of the border demarcation process between Armenia and Azerbaijan and the general principles.

In his speech, the President noted that Armenia is firmly moving on the path of establishing and developing neighborly relations with Azerbaijan and all neighboring countries, guided by the principles of inviolability of the territorial integrity of the countries, inviolability of sovereignty and independence, as well as fundamental international rights and norms. In this context, the importance of promoting steps aimed at creating an atmosphere of mutual trust between the countries was emphasized.

Over the course of the conversation, a reference was made to the results of the President's visit to Silicon Valley, and in this context, to the reforms taking place in the Armenian economy and main trends of development.

The meeting also touched upon issues related to the activities and functions of the church community and clergy in public life, identified existing problems in this area and ways to solve them.

During the conversation the sides pointed out the need to join the efforts of political, public and spiritual organizations for the purpose of public solidarity and the formulation of common agendas.


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