French Premier Edouard Philippe

French Premier Attends Genocide Commemoration

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PARIS (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe was scheduled to attend the ceremony dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide in Paris on April 24 which will take place at 18:00 local time near the monument of Komitas, Nouvelles d`Armenie informs, adding that the ceremony was of historic importance this year, given its official nature. By a decree of French President Emmanuel Macron April 24 was declared national day of commemoration of the Armenian Genocide.

Initiated by the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations in France, commemoration events will be held also in other cities of France, including Lyon and in Marseille.

 

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