NEW YORK – St. Illuminator’s Church extended a warm welcome to Tufenkian Foundation Director Raffi Doudaklian, who paid a visit to the church on Monday, November 14. Doudaklian met with Pastor Fr. Mesrob Lakissian and Board trustee Artur Martirosyan, who wished to learn more about current conditions in Artsakh. During their 90-minute discussion, the two sides spoke of the Four-Day War and its repercussions, the current negotiating environment, as well as the situation on the ground including humanitarian relief efforts. Fr. Mesrob expressed St. Illuminators’ willingness to assist such efforts, and the two sides agreed to continue discussions, with an eye toward implementing projects to assist communities in need.
Rev. Mesrob Lakissian with Raffi Doudaklian and Artur Martirosyan