By Vigen Margaryan
YEREVAN, January 19 — Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia Hranush Hakobyan said during a press conference on January 18 that there are no disagreements between Armenia and Diaspora over the Armenian Genocide issue.
According to Hranush Hakobyan, Armenia will continue joint work and exert efforts for the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
The Minister welcomed the debates on the Armenian Genocide in the French Senate scheduled for January 23. She also noted that the Minister of Diaspora has fulfilled the task on setting up commission to prepare events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
During the meeting Hranush Hakobyan also spoke about the tasks of 2012 adding that all old programs will be continued and new projects will be initiated.
As noted, together with the Yerevan State University a summer school for the representatives of the Diaspora will open in Yerevan.
By Eva Sahakyan
YEREVAN, October 15 — On October 14 the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic (Artsakh) Bako Sahakian and the Armenian Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobian met in Stepanakert and discussed various issues concerning current Homeland-Diaspora relations and their development.
The meeting was held on the sidelines of the fifth Pan-Armenian Forum of Journalists and Mass Media in Stepanakert, which will conclude on Saturday. The conference was organized by the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora, All Armenian Mass Media Association and the Union of Journalists of Armenia. About 200 journalists from 27 different countries have been attending the conference in Stepanakert.
Sahakian stressed the importance of the conference and said that organizing it in Artsakh was a great contribution in strengthening Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora relations.
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