Marat Terterov: Armenia’s long term security will be better served by strengthening economic security, rather than defining national security on the basis of the Tsarist Russian catch-cry “armiya i flot”
On August 1, the City Council of San Isidro, Buenos Aires province (Argentina) unanimously adopted a resolution on recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. The City Council also joined the December 13, 2006 law adopted by Argentina's Senate. The law declares April 24 the Day of Tolerance and Respect Among Nations.
Armenia's Ambassador to Argentina Vahagn Melikyan, Primate of the Argentine and Chilean Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Archbishop Gisak Muradian, as well as representatives of the Armenian community and organizations in Argentina attended the Council's session. The voting was followed by speeches of Vahagn Melikyan, Archbishop Gisak Muradian, who stressed the significance of the adoption of the resolution and expressed their gratitude on behalf of Armenia and Armenian people.