The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has arrived in Yerevan to take part in commemorative ceremonies on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
during the visit he will hold bilateral meetings with President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande. The authorities expect a thorough exchange of views between Moscow and Paris on the situation in Ukraine, the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as on the " Mistral ".
Armenia in 2015 remembers the victims of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire. In the country invited a high-level delegation from different countries of the world to commemorate those who died. In General, At a given time have confirmed their participation in more than 60 foreign delegations. The main mourning event is scheduled for April 24. Before Putin has already visited the genocide memorial in September 2001, and equally in the process of state visit in early winter 2013.