New Armenian Ambassador Hovhannissian Presents Credentials to President Barack Obama


(MFA) – On January 28, Ambassador Grigor Hovhannissian presented his credentials to the President of the United States of America Barack Obama. President Obama congratulated Ambassador Hovhannissian and expressed confidence that Ambassador Hovhannissian, through his experience, will contribute to further strengthen the bilateral relations and friendship between Armenia and the United States.

Ambassador Hovhannissian conveyed to President Obama greetings and warm wishes from the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, who will be attending the upcoming Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. President Obama expressed his gratitude for Armenia’s participation and commitment to this nuclear security initiative.

In his address, President Obama expressed hope that the historic level of U.S. investment in Armenia reached in 2015 is just the beginning of expanded trade and investment ties, which are of vital significance to Armenia, the Caucasus, and beyond.

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Established in 1972, the Armenian Assembly of America is the largest Washington-based nationwide organization promoting public understanding and awareness of Armenian issues. The Assembly is a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt membership organization.
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