Raimundas Lopata, head of the Lithuania-Armenia friendship group, led the delegation that visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial complex on November 29, accompanied by Arsen Torosyan, the head of the Armenia-Lithuania friendship group of the RA NA, and Andrius Pulokas, extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of Lithuania to the Republic of Armenia.
Edita Gzoyan, acting director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, welcomed the guests, then accompanied them to the Genocide Memorial complex, presenting the history of its creation. She also narrated the history of the three khachkars placed in Tsitsernakaberd in memory of the Armenians who died in the massacres organised by the government of Azerbaijan 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 the Memory Wall who died during the Artsakh struggle for survival. She emphasised the connection between the Armenian Genocide and contemporary acts of persecution and violence against Armenians and also referred to the historical and legal aspects of the Artsakh issue, describing Azerbaijan's anti-Armenian actions and propaganda.
Raimundas Lopata, head of the Lithuanian delegation placed a wreath at the memorial to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, after which the guests accompanying him laid flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute’s silence in memory of the innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
Edita Gzoyan, acting director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute then guided the guests through the permanent and temporary exhibitions of the Armenian Genocide Museum.
The guests also toured Memory Park at the end of their visit.