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PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF SWITZERLAND PAID TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF VICTIMS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE


06.01.2018

The delegation led by Dominique de Buman, President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation, accompanied by Lucas Gasser, Ambassador of Switzerland to the Republ;ic of Armenia, and Shirak Torosyan, Member of the Armenian Parliament, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.

The guests were welcomed by Gevorg Vardanyan, AGMI Acting Director, and introduced to the history of construction of the memorial complex and its symbolism.

Dominique de Buman laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument, and put flowers at the eternal fire, by honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.

The guests also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum and were introduced to the museum exhibits. President of the National Council of Switzerland left a note in the Memory Book of the Honorable Guests of the museum, where it was particularly mentioned, that he is impressed by the visit to the Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum, and he is proud of the Swiss resolution on the Armenian Genocide.

On December 16, 2003, the National Council of Switzerland adopted a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide.





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