ARMENIAN GENOCIDE COMMEMORATION EVENT HELD IN LOS ANGELES

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 28. ARMINFO. An event to commemorate the 90th
anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held in Los Angeles Feb 24
by Armenian Assembly of American, Armenian General Benevolent Union
and Western Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church of North America.

Attending the event were local officials, Armenian community
representatives, consul generals of California-based diplomatic
missions of countries having acknowledged the Armenian Genocide or
given asylum to its victims as well as journalists. Armenia's
Consul. General to Los Angeles Gagik Kirakosyan made a
speech. Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger greeted the event
participants. Present there was also ex governor of California George
Deukmejian.