One week visit to Beirut

At the invitation of the Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia, Ashot Melkonyan – Director of the NAS RA Institute of History visited Beirut (10.01.23-17.01.23).
He rendered lectures entitled “Armenian-Turkish relations: history and current issues”, gave speeches at the presentations of books dedicated to the monographs of priest Abel Manukyan, the 1921 Moscow and Kars treaties, the historical and cultural issues of Artsakh, gave an interview to the “Vana Dzayn” (“Voice of Van”) radio channel, visited the editorial office of the “Azdak” daily newspaper, evaluating the importance of years of cooperation between the newspaper and the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia. At the meeting with His Holiness Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I, the Patriarch expressed his deep concern regarding the complex situation created around Artsakh and RA today, pointed out the necessity for national unity. A regular session of “Khachik Papikyan” Foundation took place under the chairmanship of Aram I.