An Exhibition Dedicated To The Armenian Genocide Opens In Riga

AN EXHIBITION DEDICATED TO THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE OPENS IN RIGA

14.03.2015

On March 13 in the National Library of Latvia an exhibition dedicated
to the Armenian Genocide Centennial, the exhibits of which were
provided by the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, opened.

The RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of Armenia-Latvia, Lithuania,
Estonia Parliamentary Friendship Group Eduard Sharmazanov, the RA
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Baltic countries
Ara Ayvazyan, the spiritual leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church
in the Baltic States, Father Khosrov Stepanyan, the Saeima Secretary
Andrejs Klementjevs, the member of Latvia-Armenia Friendship Group
Ivans Klementjevs, the Head of Latvia-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship
Group Sergejs Potapkins, the representatives of the Armenian, Jewish,
Russian and Belarusian communities attended the exhibition. The
spiritual leader of the Baltic States, Nor Nakhijevan and Russia
Diocese Father Khosrov Stepanyan supported the opening of the
exhibition.

The RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, the RA Ambassador
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Baltic countries Ara Ayvazyan,
the spiritual leader of the Armenian Apostolic Church in the Baltic
States, Father Khosrov Stepanyan and the Head of Latvia-Armenia
Parliamentary Friendship Group Sergejs Potapkins delivered speeches at
the opening of the exhibition. The speakers have noted in particular
that the opening of the exhibition dedicated to the Armenian Genocide
in Riga is an important step in the protection of human rights. They
have underlined that the Armenian Genocide is one of the greatest
genocides of the 20th century.

The Head of Latvia-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Sergejs
Potapkins has noted that as the Armenian Genocide has not been
condemned the repetition of such crimes cannot be ruled out in future.

http://www.parliament.am/news.php?cat_id=2&NewsID=7298&year=2015&month=03&day=14&lang=eng

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