Khatami Pays Respects to Armenian Genocide Victims

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–The President of Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Khatami–paid his respects to the victims of the Armenian genocide of 1915–as he placed flowers at Yerevan’s Dzidzernagapert memorial in their honor.

Armenia’s chief of presidential staff Artashes Tumanian–Yerevan mayor Yervand Zakharian–Armenian deputy foreign minister Ruben Shugarian–and other high-ranking officials accompanied Khatami.

The director of the Genocide Museum at Dzidzernagapert–Lavrenti Barseghian–briefed the Iranian president on the history of the museum–while employees presented him research work on the 1915 Armenian genocide–along with other momentos.

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