WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) Board of Trustees Co-Chairs Anthony Barsamian and Van Krikorian released the following statement in connection with the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
“The Armenian Assembly, along with the Armenia Tree Project and the Armenian National Institute, express our deepest sympathies to the people of France in the face of the senseless acts of terror. Armenian Americans condemn the barbaric acts that occurred in Paris and we stand in solidarity with France and all people of goodwill. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims.”
Simultaneous terrorist attacks occurred on the evening of November 13, in different parts of the French capital city.
According to official data, these attacks claimed over 130 lives, but the media report about over 150 casualties.
A state of emergency has been declared in France.