The delegation of West Armenia headed by its president Armenak Abrahamyan laid flowers to the Armenian Genocide Memorial at Holy Mother Church of Latakia on April 24.
As he commemorated the victims fo the genocide, he noted that the events of Kessab at the beginning of the 21st century are the continuation of the Armenian genocide of the early 20th century. The delegation of West Armenia condemns the Turkish government for displacement of Armenians from Kessab. Armenak Abrahamyan also expressed concerns over the reaction of the Armenian president to and the actions of the Armenian president against the group of veterans of Artsakh war who were going to arrive in Kessab. Armenians of different countries of the world are ready to participate in the liberation of Kessab to return the town to the Armenians.
The president of West Armenia has signed a decree on forming an Armenian defense legion to ensure the security of the Armenians of Kessab.
Most Armenians demand a strong military answer against syrian rebels by Armenian military: there are many reports about kidnappings and murderers of armenian people from Kessab/Kasab, because they wanted to fight against jihadists who attacked them from turkish territory.