news.am, Armenia
April 24 2010


20 world medias cover Genocide events from Yerevan

14:05 / 04/24/2010Armenian Genocide 95th commemoration events are in
focus of the world media. On April 23 and 24, they publish news,
analytical articles and chronicle on the theme.

Over 20 sources broadcast worldwide numerous reports on Armenian
Genocide directly from Yerevan. Reporters from Russia, Ukraine,
Turkey, France and Arabian Emirates representing Agence France-Presse
(AFP), BBC, Aljazeera, Turkish NTV and others cover the events.

On April 23, RA Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received a group of
media representatives, including the News Director from Turkish NTV
Channel Mete Cubukcu.

On April 23 evening, a torchlight procession on the occasion of the
95th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held in Yerevan.

Young people burned a Turkish flag, which marked the beginning of the
procession. Despite the rainy weather, thousands of people are
marching to the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial, carrying banners and torches
in commemoration of the 1.500.000 Armenians massacred by Turks.

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