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Delegations

09.07.2019 Newly appointed Ambassador of Israel to the Republic of Armenia, Eliav Belozerkowski accompanied by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Israel, Armen Smbatyan and Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, Harutyun Marutyan visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex and presented the history of the Armenian Genocide Memorial to guests.

The delegation from Israel laid flowers at the eternal fire and honored the memory of the innocent victims with a minute of silence. Accompanied by director Marutyan, the guests toured the area of the Memorial, got acquainted with its significance.

The Israeli ambassador also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum and got acquainted with the history of the Armenian Genocide. After the tour, Mr. Ambassador made a note in the Book of Honorable Guests.

At the end of the visit, the AGMI Director presented the Ambassador with volumes of articles on the Armenian Genocide published in the American press.
18.05.2019 On 17 May, Delegation headed by Deputy Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus Sergey Sheremetev visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial accompanied with acting RA Minister of Culture Tigran Galstyan. The Minister laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument than members of the delegation put flowers at the eternal fire and honored the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

Belarusian guests also visited the Genocide Museum and got acquainted with the exhibits.
11.05.2019 On 11 May, the delegation headed by Gudrun Kugler, the head of the Austria-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group of Austrian National Council, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. The delegation was accompanied by Viktor Yengibaryan, the head of the NA Armenia-Austria Friendship Group, and Harutyun Marutyan, the Director of “The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute” Foundation.

The guests put flowers at the eternal fire and honored the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence. Then Austrian parliamentarians had a visit to the museum, got acquainted with the exhibits and wrote a note in the Memory Book of honorable guests.

Emphasizing that Austria recognized the Armenian Genocide in 2015, Gudrun Kugler mentioned: “It is a tragedy that many countries in the world have not yet recognized the Armenian Genocide; we must fight for this recognition. Words cannot describe what happened to Armenian nation.”
19.04.2019 Today Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergey Kopirkin visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.
The guests were welcomed by the AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan. Ambassador Kopirkin and the accompanying embassy guests put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.
The guest also toured at the Genocide museum where a senior tour-guide Astghik Edigaryan presented to the guests the proof and documents about the first genocide of the 20th century. At the end of the visit the ambassador left a note in the Memory Book of honorable guests.
The Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation gifted Russian language books on the Armenian Genocide to the honorable guests.

18.04.2019 On April 17 within their visit to Armenia the U.S. Congressmen visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex accompanied by the deputies of the RA National Assembly, members of the Armenia-American Parliamentary Friendship Group Gayane Abrahamyan and Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, newly appointed US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Lynne M. Tracy.

The director of the AGMI Foundation Harutyun Marutyan welcomed the guests and presented the history of the Memorial Complex. The members of the House Democracy Partnership of the US House of Representatives put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

The delegation from America also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum, got acquainted with the documents about the first genocide of the 20th century, observed the exhibits and left a note in the Book of Honorable Guests. The Director of the Museum-Institute gifted English language books on the Armenian Genocide to the Congressmen.

10.04.2019 Within the framework of his official visit to Armenia on April 10, Czech Defense Minister Lubomir Metnar and the accompanying delegation visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex accompanied by the RA Deputy Minister of Defense Gabriel Balayan. Director of the AGMI Foundation Harutyun Marutyan welcomed the guests and presented the history of the Memorial Complex.
Czech Defense Minister laid a wreath at the genocide memorial after which members of the accompanied delegation put flowers at the eternal fire, honing the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence. The guests also toured the genocide museum and got acquainted with the proofs and facts of the Armenian tragedy. At the end of the visit Mr. Metran left a note in the Memory Book of honorable guests.
The AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan gifted to the minister the volumes «The Armenian Genocide: Prelude and Aftermath. As reported in the U.S. Press» compiled and edited by Vahan Ohanyan, Archimandrite of the Mekhitarist Congregation, and an Australian-Armenian Ara Ketibian.
Let it be reminded that on 25 April 2017, the Czech Parliament recognized the Armenian Genocide.

02.04.2019 Newly-appointed US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Lynne Tracy recently visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum.

Accompanied by the AGMI Foundation Director Lynne Tracy put flowers at the eternal fire and honored the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence. US Ambassador also toured in the museum and got acquainted with the exhibition.

At the end of the visit Ambassador Lynne Tracy left a note in the Memory Book of Honorable Guests. AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan gifted to Ambassador Tracy the volumes «The Armenian Genocide: Prelude and Aftermath. As reported in the U.S. Press» compiled and edited by Vahan Ohanyan, the Archimandrite of the Mekhitarist Congregation, and Australian-Armenian Ara Ketibian.

The US Embassy in Armenia has forwarded thanks to the director and staff of the museum for the warm reception.

27.03.2019 On March 27, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier accompanied by Ruben Rubinyan, the Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.

The guests were welcomed by Lusine Abrahamyan, the deputy director of the AGMI Foundation, who also introduced the history of construction of the memorial complex and its symbolism.

The guests put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

Liliane Maury Pasquier also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum, got acquainted with the exhibits, left a note in the Book of Honorable guests.

13.03.2019 On 13 March, in the framework of an official visit to Armenia at the invitation of the RA President Armen Sargsyan, President of Georgia Salome Zourabichvili visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. The President of Georgia was accompanied by the RA Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan and Mayor of Yerevan Hayk Marutyan.

The guests were welcomed by the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Foundation Director Harutyun Marutyan, who presented to the guests the construction history of the monument and the symbolism of the monument. The President of Georgia laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument after which the members of the accompanying delegation put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

The Georgian delegation also visited the Genocide Museum. At the end of the visit Salome Zourabichvili left a note at the Memory Book of Honorable Guests, which reads: “We express our sincere condolences in concern of the tragedy. We feel the Armenian tragedy deep in our hearts and we pay tribute to the memory of the victims”.

Harutyun Marutyan handed to the guests the newly published “The Armenian Genocide: Prelude and Aftermath. As reported in the U.S. Press – The New York Times” by Vahan Hovhannisyan, the Archbishop of the Mkhitarist Congregation and Austrian-Armenian Ara Ketibian, and “A Look at Armenia's History Through Cartographic Documentation” by Ruben Galchyan. The Georgian guests also visited the Memory Alley, where President Salome Zourabichvili planted a fir.

09.03.2019 Today the delegation headed by Lotta Johnsson Fornarve, the second vice-speaker of the Parliament of Swedish Kingdom accompanied by Lena Nazaryan, the vice-speaker of the RA National Assembly, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.

Lotta Johnsson Fornarve laid a wreath at the Memorial, and with the members of the delegation put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

The guests were welcomed by Dr. Harutyun Marutyan, the director of the AGMI Foundation, who also introduced the history of construction of the memorial complex and its symbolism. The guests also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum, got acquainted with the exhibits on the tragedy of the Armenian people. After the tour Mrs. Fornarve left a note in the Memory Book of the museum.

The vice-speaker of the Swedish Parliament mentioned, that the Parliament of Sweden has already recognized the Armenian Genocide adding; “We always remember the Armenian tragedy and every year the commemoration ceremonies are being held at our Parliament. This year again on April 24 Armenian Genocide commemoration ceremony will be held”.

22.02.2019 On February 21, in the frame of an official visit to Armenia, Minister of Defense of Georgia and the accompanying delegation visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. Minister Levan Izorya laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument and members of the delegation put flowers at the eternal fire honoring the memory of the holy martyrs with a minute of silence.

AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan presented to the Georgian guest the history of the Genocide Complex.

The Georgian delegation also visited the Genocide Museum.

13.02.2019 In the framework of an official visit to Armenia, Savvas Angelides, Cyprus Minister of Defense, and the accompanying delegation visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. The Minister laid a wreath at the Memorial Monument, and members of the delegation put flowers at the eternal fire, honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

The delegation also visited the Genocide Museum, and in the end of the visit Minister Angelides left a note in the Memory Book of Honorable Guests.

Dr. Harutyun Marutyan, Director of the AGMI Foundation, gifted the honorable guest volume publication «The Armenian Genocide: Prelude and Aftermath. As reported in the U.S. Press – The New York Times» by Archimandrite of the Mekhitarist Congregation Father Vahan Ohanyan and Ara Ketipyan, which collects articles published in the New York Times about the Armenian Genocide.

Back on 24 August 1915, House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus adopted a resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide. On 2 April 2015 the Parliament of Cyprus unanimously passed a bill criminalizing the denial of the Armenian Genocide.


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