Hayastan Fund calls for support to Armenians of Kessab

Hayastan Fund calls for support to Armenians of Kessab

YEREVAN, April 2. /ARKA/. Hayastan All-Armenian Fund appealed to Armenians worldwide Tuesday and urged them to provide financial support to their compatriots who fleeted recently their home town Kessab of Syria.

It has been now a couple of days that tragic events are taking place in Kessab of Syria. Turkey, in violation of the international laws and commitments, opened a fire at Armenian-populated villages in Kessab and let the rebellions take over the region, according to the reports. About 700 Armenian families had to flee to neighboring Latakia.

The statement of Hayastan Fund says “the tragic events taking place in Kessab these days bring back memories of the most mournful times of the Armenian history”.

“It is evident that what our compatriots face today is a humanitarian disaster. Today, we address all the individuals and organizations worldwide and call them to support the Kessab Armenian community”, according to the statement.

A bank account to support this case has been specially opened. Donations can be directed to the following bank accounts in ARDSHININVESTBANK:

247010003090 (AMD)
247010003090/0001 (USD)
SWIFT: ASHBAM22.

Armenians worldwide launched a campaign, #SaveKessab, in social networks to make the global community of the tragic events in the Syrian town. –0--

10:54 02.04.2014

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