Syria: Assad to Rebuild Memorial Church of Armenian Genocide in Deir ez-Zor

Posted January 12, 2019 2:26 pm by ZENIT Staff

Syria: Assad to Rebuild Memorial Church of Armenian Genocide in Deir ez-Zor

Syrian President Bashar al Assad has pledged to rebuild with state funding the church-sanctuary of the Armenian martyrs located in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, which was devastated by the jihadists of the Islamic State (Daesh ) in September 2014, Fides News Agency reported January 11, 2019.
The intention to revive the shrine dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide from its rubble – refer Armenian sources such as Armenpress, and also channel Ishtar TV – was expressed by the Syrian President during a recent meeting with a delegation of Armenian businessmen visiting Syria, led by George Parseghian, President

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