On April 2, the delegation led by the head of the Poland-Armenia Friendship Group of the Polish Parliament, Radoslaw Fogiel, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial, accompanied by the head of the RA NA Armenia-Poland Friendship Group, Arusiak Julhakyan, and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Poland to the Republic of Armenia, Pawel Chieplak.
The delegation was greeted by Lusine Abrahamyan, the AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs, who narrated the history of the creation of the Memorial. She also presented the guests with the history of the three khachkars placed in the Tsitsernakaberd area in memory of the Armenians who died in the massacres in the cities of Sumgait, Kirovabad (Gandzak) and Baku in the last century organised by the Azerbaijani government, and the stories of the five freedom fighters buried in front of Hushapat during the Artsakh war, emphasizing the connection between what happened and the Armenian Genocide.
Mr. Radoslaw Fogiel laid a wreath at the genocide monument and members of the accompanying delegation put flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
The Polish guests also toured the Armenian Genocide Museum and got acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions there, after which Mr. Radoslaw Fogiel made notes in the Memory Book for Honourable Guests.