The delegation of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial on April 5, accompanied by RA NA MPs Heriknaz Tigranyan, Lilit Stepanyan and Gayane Yeghiazaryan.
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 guests put flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
The Lithuanian guests also toured the Armenian Genocide Museum and got acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions there, after which they made notes in the Memory Book for Honourable Guests.