First Volume of Italy’s Genocide Archives Published

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–The Dzidzernagapert Genocide Museum Memorial Institute announced this week that it has published the first in a two volume work titled “Documents in the Historical-Diplomatic Archives of Italy’s Foreign Ministry Regarding the 1913-1923 Armenian Question.”

The first volume of the archives, published for the first time, contains 225 diplomatic documen’s chronicling the years 1913-1917 in the Ottoman Empire, according to the institute’s director Hayk Demoyan, who noted the archives’ precision in documenting the planning, execution and unfolding of Armenian massacres during those years.

The first volume also contains nearly 20 documen’s on the 1908-1909 Armenian massacres in Cilicia, Demoyan said.

The second volume will include the Italian Foreign Ministry "Armenia" archives from 1918-1923.


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