Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein Says Armenian Genocide Recognition is Growing in Israel

YEREVAN – On August 24, 2012, the government of Armenia and Israel signed a new document for 2012-2014 on cooperation in the filed of education, science, culture, sports and youth affairs. The document was signed for Government of the Republic of Armenia by RA Minister of Culture Hasmik Poghosyan and for Government of Israel by Minister of information and Diaspora of Israel Yuli-Yoel Edelstein.

Both Ministers answered the questions of journalists, and besides Israeli cabinet minister respectfully responded to the questions on parallels between the Jewish Holocaust and 1915 Armenian Genocide. He said he visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex in the morning, and paid his respects to genocide victims and left a note in the Commemoration Book a the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute.

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