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In early June, the State Language Inspectorate of the RA Ministry of Education and Science was reorganized into the Language Committee. This administrative body was established as a structure under the RA Government after the adoption of the law "On Language" in 1993 and was to follow the application of this law.
The establishment of this committee was welcomed first of all by the defenders of the purity of the only state language of Armenia. It is known that we had inherited quite a heavy load of foreign words from the previous social system and we had to get rid of it as soon as possible. But to get rid of it, we couldn't use a strike of sword, but only a proper language policy. However, oddly enough, this wasn't easy in our almost mononational republic.
The reasons for this, both objective and subjective, are manifold...
- Davit Gyurjinyan