Armenian Revolutionary Federation expels four U.S. members

March 9, 2021 – 15:04 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The Bureau of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) has expelled a group of members from ARF Western U.S. committee, the party said in a message on Monday, March 8.

In particular, Avedik Izmirlian, Carmen Ohanian, Levon Kirakosian and Garo Ispendjian have been let go.

The message says the group “violated the oath of Dashnaktsakan”, convened a meeting and elected a body that “illegally” acted as the “Central Committee of the ARF of the U.S. West Coast”, controlled the official party newspaper Asbarez, as well as movable and immovable property and accounts belonging to the party.

According to the message, the Bureau is taking steps to restore order and calm in the party organization.

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