The head of the Yezidi community Aziz Tamoyan has died aged 83, head of the Young Yezidis Association of Said Avdalyan informs.

“Aziz Tamoyan, chairman of the National Union of Yezidis and head of the Yezidi community, died at the age of 83,” Avdalyan said in a Facebbok post.

Aziz Amari Tamoyan was born on July 1, 1933, in the village of Amo, Shahumyan region (now Zovuni village, Kotayk region, RA).

On September 30, 1989, he was elected chairman of the National Union of Yezidis of the Republic of Armenia, and in 1997 he became chairman of the National Union of Yezidis of the World.

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