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Activists announce creation of Pan-Armenian Environmental front

  • Wednesday, January 16, 15:47

 The green activists have announced creation of a Pan-Armenian Environmental Front, which will unite the forces of Armenia, Artsakh and Diaspora. 

At the Jan 16 press conference, member of Trchkan initiative Levon Galstyan said that the efforts of the Front will be aimed at settlement of the urgent environmental problems of Armenia related to development of deposits, deforestation and activity of small hydropower plants. The activists from Artsakh and the USA have already expressed their willingness to take an active part in the Front's activities. Taking into account the activeness of the Front, its branches may be set up in Moscow, Los Angeles and Stepanakert.    

Galstyan said that the Front is going to make its proposals on improvement of the situation to the relevant state bodies and ore companies. The activist also pointed out possible creation of a certain fund to implement various environmental projects.  

"We are sure that by joining forces with Artsakh and Diaspora, we will be able to enhance the efficiency of our fight for preservation of the green territories and rational use of natural resources. If we fail to settle the existing problems, Armenia may face an environmental migration", he said.

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