Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   23 April

Yerevan to have Europe Square

YEREVAN, MARCH 19, ARMENPRESS. The city of Yerevan will have a Europe Square.

The City Council of the Armenian capital unanimously approved the proposal made jointly by the foreign ministry and Ambassador Paruyr Hovhannisyan, Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, on naming a square after the Council of Europe or Europe in downtown Yerevan.

City Hall official Armine Vardanyan noted that 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of establishment of the Council of Europe.

She said the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will visit Armenia in March 26-28, and the inauguration of the square will take place during the visit.

An area within Northern Avenue has been chosen as the location for the new square.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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