Moscow hosts conference dedicated to the Armenian Genocide Centennial
YEREVAN, 18 APRIL, ARMENPRESS. On April 17, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Russian Federation Oleg Yesayan, President of the Union of Armenians of Russia Ara Abrahamyan, Director of the CIS Institute, member of the Public Council of the Russian Federation Konstantin Zatulin, experts of universities and research centers of Moscow, as well as famous political scientists, diplomats and journalists participated in a conference on “Crime Without an Expiration Date: Ahead of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide” at President Hotel in Moscow. The conference was organized by the CIS Institute, the Public Council of Russia and the Union of Armenians of Russia.
As the Department of Press, Information and Public Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia reports to “Armenpress”, in his welcome speech, Ambassador Yesayan touched upon the activities of the State Commission on Coordination of the events for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and talked about the events that have been held. The Ambassador emphasized the importance of organizing the conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide as a platform for speeches and analyses devoted to the Armenian Genocide and experts’ discussions on the prevention of genocides. “We will continue this process for the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide since it is a matter of national security,” Ambassador Yesayan mentioned.