YEREVAN, March 31. /ARKA/. Armenia’s foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan will head to Brussels Tuesday April the 1st, invited by his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders, the press office of Armenia’s foreign ministry reported.
Nalbandyan will participate in an international conference on genocide prevention in Brussels.
Armenian genocide was the first genocide committed in XX century. Turkey denies the accusation of massacres and the killing of one and a half million Armenians during World War I.
The fact of the Armenian genocide is recognized by many countries, particularly by Russia, Germany, France, Netherlands, Vatican, Lithuania, Slovakia, Sweden, Venezuela, Lebanon, 42 of the U.S. states, as well as by the parliaments of Greece, Cyprus, Argentina, Belgium, National Council of Switzerland, Common House of Canada, the Sejm of Poland, lower house of Italian parliament, European Parliament, World Council of Churches. -0-