YEREVAN—As part of his official visit to Armenia, Polish Prsident Bronislaw Komorowski visited the Dzidzernagapert Memorial Complex and placed a wreath at the Memorial for the Armenian Genocide victims.
The Polish delegation headed by President Komorowski also visited Armenian Genocide Museum, where they took a guided tour of the museum.
“I pay tribute to the victims. Poland also had a dramatic history. With a deep sympathy we bow to the tragedy of the Armenian people,” said a message left by Komorowski in the memorial book.
Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Hayk Demoyan presented Komorowski a gold medal which is given to high-ranking officials who visit the Armenian Genocide Museum.
At the conclusion of his visit, the Polish president planted a fir at the Memorial Alley at Dzidzernagaper.
Komorowski arrived in Armenia Thursday and was welcomed at the presidential palace with an official welcoming ceremony.
During a meeting with President Serzh Sarkisian issues of strengthening ties between the two countries were discussed, following which agreements were signed in the fields of culture, education and agriculture.
“We are confident that Armenian-Polish relations have a bright future because on the one hand they stem from a centuries-long friendship… on the other hand, we share common values which allows us to speak about further strengthening of bilateral relations,” said Sarkisian who congratulated Poland for assuming the European Union chairmanship.
The President of Poland thanked Sarkisian for the invitation and warm welcome, noting that “This is a very important moment for Poland and for your region, since Poland is presiding over the EU. It is important for Armenia because your country has embarked on the road of Euro-integration.