Members of the Iran-Armenia Friendship Group of the Mejlis of the Islamic Republic of Iran, accompanied by the Head of the Armenia-Iran Friendship Group of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Gevorg Papoyan and a number of members of the group visited the memorial in Tsitsernakaberd.

The Iranian deputies laid flowers at the Eternal Flame and observed silence in memory of the victims of the Genocide of Armenian people. Member of the Iranian Majlis Commission on National Security and Foreign Relations Mahmoud Ahmadi Bigash said: “Of course, I had information about the genocide committed in the last century, but this visit caused my information to increase. I was especially saddened that humanity can be so immoral to not only have such behavior, but, even worse, not accept what they did.”

The guests also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, got acquainted with the documents depicting the first disaster of the 20th century, examined the exhibits, made an entry in the commemorative book of “honored guests”.