The delegation headed by President of the Chamber of Representatives of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay Jorge Orrico visited Tsitsernakaberd to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims. The guests, accompanied by Deputy Speaker of the Armenian National Assembly Edward Sharmazanov, laid a wreath at the memorial to the innocent victims.
Members of the Uruguayan delegation toured the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute accompanied by its Director Hayk Demoyan.
Jorge Orrico left a note in the Commemoration Book. “On behalf of Uruguay we reiterate our support to your struggle. It’s impossible to move forward without the resoluteness to accept the present,” he wrote.
Chairman of the Chamber of Representatives planted a fir tree in the Memory Alley.