A delegation, led by Radvile Morkunaite Mikuleniene, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial complex, accompanied by Sargis Khandanyan, Chairman of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations, on October 6.
The delegation was greeted by Lusine Abrahamyan, AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs, who narrated the history of the creation of the Memorial complex . 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 Memory Wall during the Artsakh war, emphasising the connection between what happened then and the Armenian Genocide.
Mrs. Radvile Morkunaite Mikuleniene laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument, after which the accompanying 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 and became acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions, after which Mrs. Radvile Morkunaite Mikuleniene left a note in the Memory Book for honoured guests.
Expressing her thanks for the visit, Lusine Abrahamyan, AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs presented the guest of honour with books about the Armenian Genocide.