Rep. Katherine Clark, right, faces President of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan, at left

Rep. Clark Meets with Parliament Speaker Mirzoyan, Armenian Leaders in US Capitol

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WASHINGTON — On July 18, Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus Katherine Clark (MA-5) met with President of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, head of the My Step Alliance faction in the National Assembly, Lilit Makunts, and a member of the National Assembly, Edmon Marukyan at the House Democracy Partnership Leadership Forum in the US Capitol, which was hosted by Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ-6).

Rep. Katherine Clark, right, with head of My Step Alliance faction Lilit Makunts

Clark represents one of the largest Armenian populations in the United States, and she spoke with these three prominent leaders about the priorities of the Armenian-American community.

“My district is home to one of the largest Armenian communities in America, and today, I had the privilege of meeting key leaders from the National Assembly of Armenia,” she said. “I commend the Government of Armenia for their commitment to a peaceful resolution of the conflict in Artsakh, and I believe that respectful dialogue is the best way to bring about peace. I will continue to prioritize the issues of the Armenian-American community and work to address deforestation, recognize the Armenian genocide, and pursue economic expansion.”

(Detailed coverage of Mirzoyan’s visit to the Boston area and more on his visit elsewhere in the US will appear in the next issue of the Mirror-Spectator.)

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