By invitation of Eduard Nalbandyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia, Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, who is on the official visit to Armenia, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.
High ranking guests were accompanied by Shavarsh Kocharyan, RA Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ivan Volnikin, Russian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia. AGMI acting director Gevorg Vardanyan introduced the history of the construction of the memorial complex, as well as explained the symbolism of the monument to the guests
Sergey Lavrov laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument, and put flowers at the eternal fire, by honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence.
Russian Foreign Minister also made a tour in the Memory Alley where he watered the silver fir, which he planted in 2007.