On November 1 the members of the delegation of the European Parliament led by Milan
Cabrnoch, Head of the Delegation, Co-Chair of the RA-EU Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, visited Tsitsernakaberd and laid flowers at the 1915 Armenian Genocide Memorial and paid tribute to memory of more than one and a half million victims, paid silence tribute to memory of one and a half million innocent people.
The deputies of
the European Parliament took a tour in the
, got acquainted with the documents ensuring the Armenian Genocide. Milan
Cabrnoch, Co-Chair of the Committee, and the Bulgarian deputy
Evgeni Kirilov left note in the Commemoration Book. In his note Evgeni Kirilov particularly has noted: “This is one of the tragic exciting pages of the History of the Armenian People. We hope that it will never be repeated in the history.”
Cabrnoch, Co-Chair of the RA-EU Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, in his talk with the journalists noted:
“I am in
for the first time, being in the
I am very impressed and I understand that the Armenian Genocide is one of the important pages of the History of the Armenian People. I am rather informed on the Armenian Genocide, as I was born in former
. The knowledge of the problem is very important for us: the deputies of the
European Parliament, in order we are able to prevent such crimes.”
of the RA-EU Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, member of the European Parliament-Turkey Friendship Group, representing
, in his word mentioned: “In the European Parliament we have adopted two declarations on the Armenian Genocide. I believe that we have no right to forget our past, our history; otherwise we won’t have future”.
I believe that in future not only new countries will join the declarations on the Armenian Genocide, but also different NGOs, which will give a big result.”