ArmInfo. The members of the delegation led by Els Van Hoof, MP of the Chamber of Representatives of the Kingdom of Belgium , Head of the Belgium-Armenia parliamentary friendship group, visited Tsiternakaberd Memorial Complex of the Armenian Genocide accompanied by Shirak Torosyan, Head of the RA NA Armenia - Belgium friendship group, the press- service of the Armenian Parliament informs.
The Belgian parliamentarians laid flowers at the eternal fire and honoured in silence the memory of the martyrs.
They also visited Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, got acquainted with the documents and exhibits telling about the Great Tragedy.
The guests left notes in the Commemoration Book of the Museum-Institute.
To note, on July 23, 2015 the Belgian Parliament's Chamber of Representatives passed the resolution on the Armenian Genocide almost unanimously - with 124 pros, 8 abstentions and no cons. On June 18 2015 the Prime Minister of Belgium reaffirmed the position of the Government on the unconditional recognition of the Armenian Genocide. On July 7 the Belgian Parliament's Foreign Relations Committee adopted the draft resolution on the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire with an overwhelming majority of votes. To recall, in 1998 the Belgian Senate adopted a resolution on recognition of the Armenian Genocide, and urged the Government to take the same step.