Bulgaria President pays tribute to canonized martyrs of Armenian Genocide

President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, who is on a state visit to Armenia at the invitation of President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex. President Radev was accompanied by RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan, Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan and Acting Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Gevorg Vardanyan, who introduced the guests to the history of construction of the memorial complex and explained the symbol of the memorial complex.

As reported the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute to Hayern Aysor, the President of Bulgaria laid a wreath at the monument, after which the members of the delegation laid flowers near the eternal flame perpetuating the memory of the canonized martyrs of the Armenian Genocide and respected their memory with a moment of silence. The Bulgarian delegation, along with their head of state, also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute where Deputy Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Lusine Abrahamyan provided the attendees with details about the first genocide of the 20th century. After the tour, President Rumen Radev left a note in the Book of Honorable Guests. Acting Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Gevorg Vardanyan granted the Gold Medal (granted to high-ranking guests visiting the Museum-Institute) to the President.

After the visit to the Museum-Institute, the guests also visited the Remembrance Grove where the President of Bulgaria laid a nominal fir tree. Let us inform that this is the third fir tree planted by a President of Bulgaria.

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