Society 20:34 24/06/2021 Armenia

Armenian Church urges immediate release of doctor Armen Charchyan

The Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin on Thursday called for the immediate release of famous doctor Armen Charchyan, Director of the Izmirlian Medical Center owned by the Armenian Apostolic Church.

In an official statement, the Mother See condemned the charges against the doctor as “persecution”, adding the court ruling to arrest him is “disproportionate”.

“We urge the competent institutions to release Professor Armen Charchyan immediately, taking into account his poor health condition and the circumstance of a minor child in his care.

“Honored doctor Armen Charchyan has saved thousands of lives in the most difficult situations, and today as well, heading the Izmirlian Medical Center of the Mother See, he continues to provide unceasing service to our people and the homeland.

“We believe that the preliminary investigation of the criminal case can be conducted without isolating Dr. Armen Charchyan from the society,” reads the statement. 



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