The delegation led by the Deputy Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament Andrius Mazuronis, who arrived in Armenia to take part in the events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Lithuania, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial, accompanied by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to the Republic of Armenia Mrs. Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė and Deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Anush Beghloyan.
The guests were welcomed by AGMI Director Harutyun Marutyan, who presented to the guests the history of the creation of the Memorial. Dr. Marutyan also told the guests the story of three khachkars placed in Tsitsernakaberd Park, which are 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.
Mr. Andrius Mazuronis laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument after which members of the accompanying delegation put flowers at the Eternal Fire and honored the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.
Latvian guests also toured the Armenian Genocide Museum, saw with permanent and temporary exhibitions. Mr. Mazuronis left a note in the Honorable Guests’ Book.
Expressing his thanks to Deputy Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament Andrius Mazuronis for his interest, Mr. Marutyan presented the honorable guest with copies of the latest AGMI publications.