RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan received Chairman of the Louisiana branch of the Armenian Council of America Vazgen Kaltakjian

On June 4, RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan received Chairman of the Louisiana branch of the Armenian Council of America, Member of the Central Board of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party Vazgen Kaltakjian, who helped introduce the resolution recognizing Artsakh’s independence to the Louisiana State Senate.

In her welcoming remarks, Hranush Hakobyan expressed gratitude to Vazgen Kaltakjian and the small community of 100 Armenian families in Louisiana for their active participation in the public and political life in Louisiana.

The resolution recognizing the independence of the Nagorno-KarabakhRepublic was put up for a vote by the proposal of the Armenian community of Louisiana and through combined efforts on May 30th. Despite the Turkish side’s pressures, the vote was a success and the resolution was successfully passed. Louisiana is the fourth state whose Senate has passed a resolution recognizing the independence of the NKR.

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