Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Hrant Dink Street opens in Lyon

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ January 19, on initiative of Mayor of Lyon Gerald Colomb, a street was named in memory of Hrant Dink, independent French journalist Jean Eckian told PanARMENIAN.Net.Those who gathered Le Progres newspaper office read a letter of thanks sent by Agos editorial staff. Pastor of the Armenian Evangelical Church Rene Levonian conveyed the gratitude of Dink’s widow Rakel. Turkish Ambassador to France Ismail Hakka Musa also attended the ceremony. However, he left immediately after the event participants referred to the 1915 events.

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