In a ceremony which was attended by the Armenian Caliphate
of Tehran and Azerbaijan, as well as a delegation from the Armenian Ministry of
Sport, with the hope of peace for the world, Armenian's Olympic torch lit in
Black Church and was delivered to Armenian Ministry of Sport's envoy.
In this regard, an Armenian Olympic Organizing
Committee member, Haroot Tahmaziyan, said: Armenian Olympic Games will
be hosted by Armenia in Yerevan from 2 to 13 August.
He added: More than 6 thousand people will
participate in the competition and 500 Iranian Armenian athletes will
participate in this event.
The tournament is held every four years and this will
be the fourth time since 1999.
is dating back to ancient times and is located in northern city of West
Azerbaijan in Chaldoran in the vicinity of Maku free trade zone. Every
year in early August special ceremony is held at the church and Armenians from
all over the world gather in Chaldoran to hold the ceremony.