The announcement made by the head of the Armenian Union in Tbilisi Michael Tatevosov, who criticized the deal on selling part of Armenian Poet Hovhannes Tumanyan’s house, is lie, Chairman of Armenia’s Writer’s Union Levon Ananyan told the reporter of Armenian News-NEWS.am commenting on the statement of Tatevosov, according to which the transaction has a speculative nature and the destiny of Tumanyan’s house is unknown.
Commenting on the statement that the Armenian side is involved in speculations, Ananyan said:
"How can a large house in the center of Tbilisi cost $25 thousand. The Armenian Community in Tbilisi made out that sum. We were only able to lower the price from $150 thousand to $145 thousand."