YEREVAN — A delegation headed by the President of the Greece Parliament, Mr. Vangelis Meimarakis visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex on February 25. The Greek Parlaiment Speaker laid a wreath at the monument. The members of the delegation put flowers at the Eternal Fire and honored the memory of the innocent victims with a minute of silence.
At the end of the visit President of the Hellenic Parliament planted a fir in the Memorial Alley of Tsitsernakaberd Complex.
The Parliament of Greece passed a resolution on the recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide on April 25 1996.
More than 2 dozen countries, the European Parliament and the World Council of Churches, as well as International other organizations recognized the Armenian Genocide which is regarded as the first genocide of the 20th century.