SECRETARY GENERAL OF FRANCOPHONIE JOINED COMMEMORATION OF CENTENNIAL OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

13:41, 24 April, 2015

YEREVAN, 24 APRIL, ARMENPRESS. The Secretary General of Francophonie,
Her Excellency Mrs. Michaƫlle Jean joins the commemorative events of
the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which, today on 24
April, are held in the Armenia's capital Yerevan and around the world.

The Press and Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of the Republic of Armenia informed "Armenpress", that in the
statement of April 24 released by the International Organization of
the Francophonie said about this.

"The duty of memory is strictly necessary for continuing to build
the future and particularly, because today the current generation
lives by those wounds," the Secretary General underscored. "I share
the grief of the descendants, grandchildren and children of that
tragedy's victims, which had taken the life of more than one and a
half million human beings," Michaƫlle Jean added.

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