President of Dutch Senate Pays Tribute to Armenian Genocide Victims in Yerevan

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On the sidelines of her official visit to Armenia, President of the Senate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ankie Broekers-Knol on Thursday visited Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan.

According to the parliament’s press service, Ankie Broekers-Knol was accompanied by Vice Speaker of the Armenian National Assembly Arpine Hovhannisian and Armenia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Netherlands Dziunik Aghajanian.

The president of the Senate laid a wreath at the monument of the Armenian Genocide victims, laid flowers at the Eternal Flame and payed tribute to the memory of the Genocide victims with a moment of silence.

The high-ranking guest also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, got familiarized with the documents on the Armenian Genocide, observed the exhibits and left a note in the Memory Book of Honorable Guests.

“I visit the museum for the first time and I am deeply shocked by the sufferings that the Armenians endured. It is appalling and terrible,” she wrote.

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