Attack on Armenian Clergy in Jerusalem

A coordinated physical attack has been reported in Jerusalem, targeting Armenian clergymen and community members. The incident has raised serious concerns about the safety and well-being of the Armenian community in the area.

According to reports, the attackers were armed, allegedly using lethal weapons and potent neurotoxins.

The Armenian Patriarchate has issued an urgent plea for international attention. There is a pressing need for a thorough and unbiased investigation to bring the perpetrators to justice. The focus must be turned on safeguarding the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem and historical Armenian presence in the city.

Specific individuals have been named as allegedly responsible for the attacks. The Armenian community is seeking support and intervention from the global community to address and resolve this critical issue.

Copy of the letter from the Chancellery of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem signed by the Divan (Office). The letter is dated 28/12/2023