Foreign Minister of Germany commemorates victims of the Armenian Genocide

Armenpress 14:13, 16 March, 2012

YEREVAN, MARCH 16, ARMENPRESS. Foreign Minister of Germany Guido Westerwelle visited today memorial to the victims of the Armenian Genocide – Tsitsernakaberd – and put wreath at the memorial and flowers at the eternal fire.

Minister Westerwelle was accompanied by deputy director of the Armenian Genocide museum-institute Suren Manukyan who presented to the guest the history of one of the greatest atrocities against humanity and the symbol of the monument. German ambassador to Armenia Hans Yochan Schmidt also accompanied them.

German Bundestag recognized the Armenian Genocide and adopted a resolution condemning it still in 2005.

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