Armenia Independence Day

Armenia Independence Day

September 21
On September 21, 1991, the Armenian people voted in favor of independence from the U.S.S.R.; they were granted independence on December 26 of that year, by which time the former Soviet Union had collapsed. Armenia had been part of the Soviet Union since the 1920s.
CONTACTS:
Armenian Embassy
2225 R St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-319-1976; fax: 202-319-2982
www.armeniaemb.org
Armenian Tourism Development Agency
374-154-2303 or 374-154-2306
www.armenianinfo.am
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 158
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Damascus, SANA- The Armenian Embassy in Damascus on Wednesday held a reception party at the Damascus-based Dama Rose Hotel marking the 25th anniversary of Armenia Independence Day.