On May 30, the delegation led by the president of the Argentina-Armenia friendship group of the Senate of the Republic of Argentina, Guillermo Andrada, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial, accompanied by the head of the RA NA Armenia-Argentina friendship group Ishkhan Saghatelyan, group members Elinar Vardanyan, Hasmik Hakobyan, Arman Ghazaryan and Sergey Bagratyan.
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 organised 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.
Guillermo Andrada 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 senior guide Anjela Tevekelyan, they became acquainted with the permanent and temporary exhibitions, after which members of the delegation left notes in the Memory Book for Honorable Guests.