The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Belgium Charles Michel, who arrived in Armenia on an official visit within the XVII Francophone Summit in Yerevan, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Karen Nazaryan, the Deputy Foreign Minister of the RA, and Harutyun Marutyan, the director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute.
The Prime Minister of Belgium laid a wreath at the Memorial, and with the members of delegation put flowers at the eternal fire honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
The members of the Belgian delegation also made a tour in the Memory Alley, where the Prime Minister planted a silver fir in memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide.
On March 26, 1998, the Senate of the Belgian Parliament, based on historical research and a number of international legal conventions and resolutions, decided to recognize the 1915 genocide of Armenians living in Turkey, also calling on the Turkish government to recognize the genocide. On July 23, 2015, the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Belgium at the plenary session adopted a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide by absolute majority.