President Michel Aoun received an invitation from his Armenian counterpart to attend the commemoration of the Armenian genocide on April 24, 2021, via Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atabekyan.
For now, it is not known whether the head of state accepted this invitation, which could upset Turkey.
As a reminder, Lebanon is one of the first countries to have recognized the Armenian genocide in 1997. The land of cedars is home to the 8th Armenian diaspora in the world. The Armenian presence is estimated between 120,000 to 150,000 people. It actively participates in economic life as evidenced by many companies, political with the presence of several Armenian deputies in Parliament and ministers or even public.
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