during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Acting President, Prime Minister Offer Condolences on Death of President Bush


YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenian President Armen Sarkissian extended his condolences to the Bush family on the passing of 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, Sarkissian’s Office said.

“It is impossible to not appreciate his great contribution in establishing mutual understanding and dialogue between peoples,” Sarkissian said in the message. “He made great efforts to make our anxious world a better and safer place, and his wisdom and political boldness became the guarantee of his success in this work.

“I have bright memories from our private meetings in Texas, London and other places. Memories about him are bright also in Armenia,” Sarkissian said.

George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, died on November 30 aged 94.

Earlier, Armenia’s caretaker Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had also offered his condolences.

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