STRATEGY OF FIGHTING AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE SECTARIAN MOVEMENTS PLANNED IN ARMENIA

ARMENPRESS
12:42, 29 September, 2011

The first session of the interdepartmental commission for planning
of a strategy of fighting against destructive sectarian movements in
Armenia was held today, chaired by Secretary for National Security
Council Arthur Baghdasaryan.

Representatives of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Armenian government,
Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Justice, Culture, General
Prosecutor's Office, Police and other departments participated in
the session.

Secretary for National Security Council Arthur Baghdasaryan said that
the commission has undertaken elaboration of the strategy for provision
of RA religious security and fighting against destructive sects.

Arthur Baghdasaryan also stressed that the strategy will no way
influence citizen's basic freedoms of conscience and religion. "The
elaboration of this strategy is aimed at preventing and restraining
exclusively the sectarian movements, which are of destructive and
deconstructive nature for personal life of the Armenian, for his/her
family, public and democratic institutions, weakening the basis of the
state and disrupting the proportional development of our society,"
Arthur Baghdasaryan stressed, noting that the first session of the
commission was preceded by a long-lasting work.