YEREVAN – Visisting President of the German Bundestag Norbert Lammert and his delegation, accompanied by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Hermine Naghdalyan, paid a visit to Tsitsernakaberd Hill dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims. The German guests placed wreaths near the memorial of the innocent victims and flowers near the unquenchable fire. Among other things Norbert Lammert stated: “My visit to this place is one of the most emotional elements. There are a number of similar places in my country and throughout the world too. They wouldn’t be erected, if not those events, which these monuments symbolize now.”
The Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Hayk Demoyan introduced the samples of the museum to the President of the German Bundestag Norbert Lammert. Among other things the President of the German Bundestag left a note in the memorial book.
Norbert Lammert has met with President Serzh Sarkisian during his official visit to Armenia. The President emphasized the importance of high-level mutual visits in the respect of the development of bilateral relations and noted that Armenia is interested in the steadfast and perpetual development of the cooperation with the Federal Republic of Germany.
Lammert congratulated Sarkisian on his re-election and whished him success.
According to him, relations with Armenia have traditionally been good and friendly, which creates a solid basis and good prerequisites for enhancing cooperation between the parliaments.
Mr Norbert Lammert assessed his meetings and negotiations at the RA National Assembly as efficient and promoting the bilateral dialogue.