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The Secret Armenian Army

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Subject: The Armenian Secret Army


Headquarters: It was once in Beirut but was recently moved to Damascus - Mazraa – near al-Chalalat Restaurant.


There are other headquarters in:


Libya – Tripoli, Teheran, Aden, Algiers, Czechoslovakia - Prague, The Federal Republic of Germany, Paris, and other countries such as Britain, Switzerland, Belgium, and Brazil.


The leadership manages 4,000 secret members in the Arab world.


Its main sources of funding are Armenian communities throughout the world and material and financial assistance from the Soviet Union and Libya.


Its main training centres are in: Eastern Europe, Aden, Ethiopia, and in the aftermath of the Israeli invasion, mainly in the town of Qob Elias (in the Lebanese Beqaa Valley).

Report on the Armenian Secret Army's locations across the Middle East, Europe, and other parts of the globe.


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Emir Farid Chehab Collection, GB165-0384, Box 2, File 2A/2, Middle East Centre Archive, St Antony’s College, Oxford.


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