President Serzh Sargsyan welcomed Yair Auron's visit to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
YEREVAN, 2 MARCH, ARMENPRESS. President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan received today Israeli historian and genocide expert Yair Auron, who was accompanied by writer and publicist Zory Balayan.
As the Department of Public Relations and Mass Media of the Structure to the Office of the President of the Republic of Armenia reports to “Armenpress”, the President greeted the guest and emphasized that he was pleased to meet one of the best friends of the Armenian people in Yerevan again. Serzh Sargsyan attached special importance to the visits of friends of the Armenian people to Armenia in the year marking the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide and their participation in the ceremonies commemorating the innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide.
The head of state expressed gratitude once again to the notable Israeli intellectual for his invaluable merit in the international recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide, for always showing interest in the Armenians’ issues and for expressing the willingness to help. Serzh Sargsyan also welcomed Yair Auron’s visit to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic within the framework of the visit to Armenia. Yair Auron expressed gratitude for the kind words and mentioned that he was very impressed with Nagorno-Karabakh and the peace-loving and dignified people. He emphasized that many Israelis don't know about Karabakh and that when they know the truth, they will surely support the Armenians.