ARMINFO News Agency
September 30, 2005

UNION OF GEORGIAN ARMENIANS HOSTS ACTION FOR RECOGNITION OF ARMENIAN
GENOCIDE BY TURKEY


YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 30. ARMINFO. The Union of Georgian Armenians "Nor
Serund" ("New Generation") held an action in Tbilisi, Thursday. The
action demanded recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Turkey as a
precondition for the latter's joining the European Union.

"Nor Serund" press-service informs ARMINFO that about 100
participants of the action carried lighted-candles in commemoration
of the Victims of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey and notes
of gratitude in the languages of all the EU member-states, as well as
in Georgian and Armenian.

"Nor Serund" Co-Chairwoman Marie Mikoyan read out an appeal to the EU
addressed to the Head of the European Commission Mission to Georgia
Torben Holtze and handed over the letter to the local Office of the
European Commission. For conclusion, the action participants put the
posters of gratitude in front of the EU building and encircled them
with the lighted candles.