The delegation led by the Chairman of the Audit Chamber of the Russian Federation Alexei Kudrin, who arrived in Armenia on a working visit, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial on May 14 accompanied by the Chairman of the Audit Chamber of the Republic of Armenia Atom Janjughazyan.
AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan welcomed the guests and told them the history of the creation of the Memorial. He also related the story of the 3 khachkars placed in Tsitsernakaberd Park and dedicated to the memory of the Armenians who perished during the ethnic cleansing of the Armenian population within Azerbaijan at the end of the last century.
The Russian delegation members laid flowers at the Eternal Flame commemorating the victims of the Armenian Genocide and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
The guests also visited the Genocide Museum and toured the temporary and permanent exhibitions there, after which Mr. Alexei Kudrin left a note in the Memory Book of Honorable Guests.