Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin Ii congratulated the Armenian people on the occasion of the 22nd anniversary of Armenia’s independence.
“Today is the day of the restoration of our statehood. We celebrate it with joy. The independence was gained at the cost of a long struggle and suffering of generations. The new Armenian statehood has followed a difficult, but ascending path.
We should take care of the free Armenia every day in the name of progress of our Homeland, in the name of a common bright future of all the Armenians,” the congratulatory message particularly reads.