YEREVAN, December 11. /ARKA/. Armenian genocide museum-institute will resume its full operations after reconstruction in April 2015, deputy director of the museum Suren Manukyan told reporters.
Yet, the temporary exposition on the First World War and Turkey’s involvement in it will be opened by April 24, 2014, Manukyan said.
State-of-the-art museum equipment, 3D solutions and touch screens to zoom in items will be used, and the museum area will increase by 2.5 times.
Manukyan stressed it will be a completely new exposition showing not only the losses of the Armenian civilization in Western Armenia, but also heroic self-defense cases.
The reconstruction is paid from private funds only, Manukyan said.
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 Uruguay, Russia, France, Lithuania, 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 and lower house of Italian parliament. –0--