The delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial on July 4.
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.
The Indian guests laid flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
The delegation then toured the Armenian Genocide Museum, accompanied by AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs Lusine Abrahamyan, and became acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions, after which they left notes in the Memory Book for Honorable Guests.