Armenian Genocide Memorial to be Erected in Versailles

VERSAILLES, Paris (PanArmenian)—An Armenian cross-stone will be erected on May 30 in Versailles as a memorial commemorating the victims of the Armenian Genocide and the countless men and women who resisted and defended against the Turkish onslaught.

The cross-stone was commissioned with the sponsorship of the President of Armenian Veterans Association Antoine Bagdikian and the Mayor of Versailles Francois de Mazieres.

According to French-Armenian journalist Jean Eckian, the cross-stone will be unveiled at a special ceremony presided over by Armenia’s Ambassador to Switzerland Charles Aznavour. The event will be accompanied by an art exhibition titled, “Missak Manouchian and Armenians in Resistance.”


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  1. john papazian said:

    Now if only America could acknowledge historical fact without preconditions.

  2. satenik said:

    Bravo France and the French people. I have not met any Frenchman/woman who does not know who the Armenians are and their tragic history. Armenians are very much respected in France . U.K. should recognise the Armenian Genocide fully instead of bending to the Turkish pressure.Shame!