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Communist Party always raised Armenian Genocide’s recognition issue – Party lead

11:02, 24.04.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Politics

YEREVAN. – The Communist Party of Armenia has always raised the recognition issue of the Armenian Genocide, Party leader Ruben Tovmasyan told Armenian at capital Yerevan’s Genocide Memorial.  

Tovmasyan recalled that the aforesaid Memorial was built during the Soviet years.

“Also, films about the events in 1915 were shot in the Soviet era. Soviet Armenia’s cote of arms had Mount Ararat, the symbol for the restoration of historical justice,” he noted. 

Ruben Tovmasyan added that, in connection with 90th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Communist parties of all ex-USSR republics had adopted a joint declaration condemning the Genocide.

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