US INDEPENDENCE DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN AMERICAN EMBASSY TO ARMENIA

ARMENPRESS
2 July, 2012
YERVAN

YEREVAN, JULY 2, ARMENPRESS: American embassy to Armenia with Armenian
guests on July 2nd celebrated 236th anniversary of declaration of
Independence of United Sates. Armenpress was informed from US embassy
that Ambassador John Heffern and Foreing affairs Minister of Armenia
Edward Nalbandian warmly greeted Armenian-American close partnership.

The solemn ceremony started by performance of anthems of two countries
and during the event there was sounded American jazz.

Ambassador Heffern mentioned in his speech that this year was the
20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Armenia and United
States of America and added: "Deepening of partnership, stimulating
of common values: this is our mission, all out efforts in Armenia
are directed to this".

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal
holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the
Declaration of independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence
from the Kingdom of the Great Britain.




From: A. Papazian