April 19
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YEREVAN. – May 19 marks the day of the Greek Genocide, when over 350,000 Greeks were annihilated in the Ottoman Empire in 1916-1923.

Armenian Parliament deputy Speaker Edward Sharmazanov along with the Acting Greek Ambassador to Armenia Vasiliki Dikopoulo, head of the Greek NGOs in Armenia Arkadi Khitarov as well as Greek community and spiritual representatives visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex and honored the memory of the Greek.

Armenian Parliament made a statement on April 24 claiming that Turkey must recognize not only the Armenian but also Greek, Assyrian and other national minorities’ genocides. Only by condemning and reconciling its own history Turkey can prove it is bearer of European civilization.

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