On May 30, the delegation led by the Speaker of the National Assembly of Slovenia, Urška Klakočar Zupancic, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial, accompanied by RA NA Deputy Speaker Hakob Arshakyan, Head of RA NA Armenia-Slovenia Friendship Group Seyran Ohanyan, group member Mariam Poghosyan and RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Slovenia Ashot Hovakimyan.
The delegation was greeted by Lusine Abrahamyan, the AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs, who narrated the history of the creation of the Memorial. 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 organized by the Azerbaijani government, and the stories of the five freedom fighters buried in front of Hushapat during the Artsakh war, emphasizing the connection between what happened and the Armenian Genocide.
Madam Urška Klakočar Zupancic laid a wreath at the Genocide monument, after which the 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. Having been accompanied by AGMI Deputy Director for Museum Affairs Lusine Abrahamyan, they became acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions, after which Madam Urška Klakočar Zupancic left a note in the Memory Book for Honorable Guests.