Ambassador of Armenia to Syria Tigran Gevorgyan today visited the People’s Council of the Syrian Arab Republic where he had a meeting with Speaker of the People’s Council Hammouda Sabbagh and members of the Syria-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group.

Ambassador Gevorgyan transmitted to Speaker Sabbagh the letter of thanks of Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan for the official recognition of the Armenian Genocide and adoption of a resolution on the Armenian Genocide by the People’s Council of the Syrian Arab Republic.

“This resolution serves as brilliant evidence of the centuries-old friendship and mutual compassion of the Armenians and Syrians, and the adoption of the resolution serves as a weighty contribution to the restoration of historical justice and the prevention of genocides,” the Ambassador stated.

The Ambassador and the Speaker of the People’s Council touched upon the development of inter-parliamentary cooperation and, in this context, underscored the importance of intensification of the activities of the parliamentary friendship groups.