Greek Foreign Minister lays flowers at Armenian Genocide memorial

October 16, 2020 – 13:35 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias began his visit to Armenia by laying flowers at the Genocide memorial in on Friday, October 16.

Dendias also toured the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute and left a note in the book of memories, the Foreign Minister said in a tweet.

April 24, 1915 is the day when a group of Armenian intellectuals were rounded up and assassinated in Constantinople by the Ottoman government. On April 24, worldwide will be commemorating the 105th anniversary of the Genocide, which continued until 1923. Some three dozen countries, including Greece, hundreds of local government bodies and international organizations have so far recognized the killings of 1.5 million Armenians as Genocide. Turkey denies to this day.

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