Newly appointed Ambassador of Mexico to Armenia Eduardo Villegas Mejias (residence: Moscow) visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial on March 4, accompanied by Honorary Consul of Mexico to Armenia Nikolay Kostandyan.
The guests were welcomed by AGMI Senior guide Hasmik Martirosyan, 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.
They put flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
They also toured the Armenian Genocide Museum accompanied by AGMI senior guide Hasmik Martirosyan, becoming acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions there, after which Mr. Eduardo Villegas Mejias made a note in the Memory Book for Honourable Guests.