From April 23-26, a U.S. Congressional delegation including Congressman Ed Royce (R-California), Congressman Eliot Engel (D-New York), Congressman David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island), and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-Florida) will visit Armenia. The delegation will meet with a broad range of interlocutors in the executive branch and members of the National Assembly, as well as with civil society activists and political analysts. Other visits will include a meeting with the Catholicos at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, a tour of the Armenian National Engineering Laboratory (ANEL) and a discussion with the American Chamber of Commerce. The delegation will participate in the Armenian Remembrance Day commemoration in Yerevan on April 24.
The Congressmen are all members of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Congressman Royce serves as the Committee’s Chairman and Congressman Engel is the Ranking Member. The travel of this delegation includes visits to Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Armenia.