Writer Levon Khechoyan dies
Prose writer, publicist Levon Khechoyan died in Yerevan today.
The Armenian government earlier allocated 20,000 euros for L. Khechoyan’s treatment abroad. He received post-surgery treatment in Germany and was transported to Armenia.
Levon Khechoyan was born in 1955 in Baralet village of Akhalkalaki region in Georgia. In 2000 he received the Gold Reed literary award of the Armenian government for his book ‘Black Book, Heavy Bug’. L. Khechoyan was a participant of the Artsakh war. He resided in the city of Hrazdan, Kotayk province.
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