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NIKOLIC NEXT TO PUTIN President attends commemorations in Yerevan

NIKOLIC NEXT TO PUTIN President attends commemorations in Yerevan

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic was in Yerevan on Friday, attending commemorations on the 100th anniversary of the massacre of Armenians.

He addressed the gathering to say that Serbia, having itself suffered in wars, has a deep understanding of the suffering of Armenians.

 

Nikolic: Serbian people understands tragedy of Armenians

YEREVAN/BELGRADE - The Serbian people understands the tragedy of the Armenian people, as it experienced something similar itself, Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic said in Yerevan on Friday at a commemoration honoring the victims of the crime that claimed lives of around 1.5 million people in the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago.

President attends commemorations in Yerevan

President attends commemorations in Yerevan

YEREVAN -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic was in Yerevan on Friday, attending commemorations on the 100th anniversary of the massacre of Armenians.

He addressed the gathering to say that Serbia, having itself suffered in wars, has a deep understanding of the suffering of Armenians.

Armenian Church Canosises Victims of Ottoman Killings

The Armenian Church held a ceremony near Yerevan on Thursday, canonising the victims of the mass killings perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire during the First World War.

The aim of the ceremony, which canonised 1.5 million Ottoman Armenians, was to declare the martyrdom of those killed for their faith and homeland, the BBC reports.

Turkish leaders use April 23 to deliver messages on their primary issues

As the entire country celebrated National Sovereignty and Children's Day on April 23 with various activities, the day which has a highly symbolic importance for the foundation of the Republic of Turkey offered a unique opportunity for political leaders to deliver messages on their primary issues.

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