Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide Resolution in Congress, met with Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) Parliament Speaker Ashot Ghoulian in his Capitol Hill office. Schiff and Speaker Ghoulian exchanged views on a wide variety of issues, including the status of the Minsk process, the development of the NKR economy, demining efforts,  and the importance of continued U.S. assistance to Artsakh, both for economic reasons, but also as a reaffirmation of American support for NKR.  Speaker Ghoulian invited Congressman Schiff to visit NKR and Schiff indicated his strong desire to return to NKR and that he will pursue a CODEL with other friends of the NKR and Armenia.

During the meeting, Ghoulian presented Schiff with a medal commissioned to commemorate the 25thanniversary of the Artsakh’s liberation movement.

“It was wonderful to meet again with Speaker Ghoulian to discuss Artsakh and how the United States Congress can support peace and economic development there,” said Rep. Schiff. “I hope to visit Artsakh soon to assess the situation and to review our assistance programs and other efforts to strengthen the NKR.”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

49th COVID-19 Death Registered in Armenia

YEREVAN — Armenia’s Ministry of Health reports the number of positive COVID-19…

Commemoration of Armenian Genocide at Tufts to Feature Lecture by Sylvie Merian

BELMONT, MA — Tufts University, the Darakjian-Jafarian Chair in Armenian History, the…

European Union Parliamentary Report Criticizes Turkey\’s Human Rights Record

STRASBURG — The European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on Foreign Affairs has ratified…

UVA Student Leads Work to Rebuild Armenian Homes Devastated by Earthquake

Hayley Martin UVA Today In 1988, a 6.8-magnitude earthquake devastated Gyumri, Armenia’s…