WASHINGTON (A.W.)—On Sept.21, the White House issued the following statement congratulating Armenia on the 19th anniversary of its independence.
Statement by the President on the Occasion of Armenian National Day
The people of the United States join the people of Armenia in celebrating Armenia’s day of independence today. On this occasion, we recognize and pay tribute to the spirit and accomplishments of the Armenian people and to their achievements around the world. The United States is proud of the historic ties and friendship between our countries and honored by the many contributions Americans of Armenian ancestry have made to our nation. We congratulate the people of Armenia on their national day.