On June 28, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the Republic of Armenia Piotr Skwieciński and other employees of the embassy visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial.
The guests were welcomed by Edita Gzoyan, AGMI Deputy Scientific, who presented the history of the creation of the Memorial. She then presented the story of the three khachkars placed at Tsitsernakaberd in memory of the Armenians who died in the massacres organized by the Azerbaijani government in the cities of Sumgait, Kirovabad (Gandzak) and Baku at the end of the 20th century, as well as the stories of the five freedom fighters buried in front of Hushapat during the Artsakh struggle of survival—these components of the Memorial emphasize the connection between the Armenian Genocide and contemporary acts of persecution and violence against Armenians. Edita Gzoyan also referred to the historical and legal aspects of the Artsakh issue, presented Azerbaijan's anti-Armenian actions and propaganda.
Piotr Skwieciński laid wreath at the memorial complex, after which the accompanying guests put 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 senior guide Hasmik Martirosyan, and became acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions. Afterwards Piotr Skwieciński left a note in the Memory Book for Honorable Guests.