While in Yerevan, Medvedev and Sargisian attended a ceremony in which a square in Yerevan was named Russian Square. The square is situated between the buildings of the Mayor’s office and the city’s Museum and the House of Moscow, a cultural and business center.
In addition, Medvedev laid a wreath at the Armenian Genocide Memorial. He also attended the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute and planted a fir on the Memory Alley, next to the firs planted by Vladimir Putin, Pope John Paul II and Baroness Caroline Cox.
(Itar-Tass contributed to this report.)