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Remains of Vahakn Dadrian to be moved to Armenia

Remains of Vahakn Dadrian to be moved to Armenia

YEREVAN, AUGUST 15, ARMENPRESS. Armenian-American professor Vahakn Dadrian’s remains will be moved from the United States to Armenia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

“Taking into account world famous Professor Vahagn Dadrian's (Tatrian) unshakeable fight for justice and great scientific contribution to the study of Armenian Genocide, it was decided to move his remains to Armenia. Works in this direction are already underway”, the Armenian foreign ministry said.

Dadrian, a renowned sociologist and historian and genocide scholar, died on August 2, 2019 at the age of 93 in the United States.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan


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