REQUIEM ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE VICTIMS SERVED AT DER ZOR DESERT

PanARMENIAN.Net
02.05.2006 19:28 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ At the end of April a traditional pilgrimage
was held to Syrian desert of Der Zor, where hundreds of thousand
Armenians were slaughtered during the Genocide in Ottoman Turkey in
1915. Diaspora representatives, descendants of the killed Armenians
took part in the pilgrimage. A requiem was served at the Der Zor
chapel and the message of Berio Armenian Apostolic Church head,
bishop Shahan Sargsyan was read.

A delegation from Armenian lead by Deputy FM, Ambassador to Syria
Levon Sargsyan and Consul General to Aleppo Armen Melkonyan took part
in the pilgrimage, reports the Press Service of the Armenian MFA.