YEREVAN. – The Armenian Genocide Museum-Intitute Board of Trustees has elected Harutyun Marutyan as a new director of the museum through secret ballot on Friday.

Four candidates were nominated: of those Hayk Demoyan received 2 votes and Harutyun Marutyan received 11. The other two candidates – Armen Asryan and Stepan Stepanyants – received no votes.

A few months ago a conflict occurred between the former director of the museum Hayk Demoyan and the minister of education of Armenia Arayik Harutyunyan.