Pan Armenian News
16.05.2005 06:11

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Chairman of the World Congress of Armenians
Ara Abrahamian called to develop the Armenian-Israeli relations,
ITAR-TASS reports. "Our Churches are bound by centuries-old history
however presently the bilateral relations are not satisfactory and need
development", Ara Abrahamian stated noting that there is no Armenian
Embassy in Israel. "Armenia and Israel have a common part of history
and the affinity of cultural and national traditions can serve as a
basis for the development of bilateral relations", he stressed. To
note, Ara Abrahamian served on the delegation to Israel headed by
Catholicos of All Armenian Garegin II. The Armenian delegation was
composed by Armenian Defense Minister Serge Sargsian, representatives
of the RA Foreign Ministry and RA Central Bank President Tigran
Sargsian. Chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger accepted Armenian
Catholicos's invitation to visit Armenia in the near future.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress