visiting the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Armenia?€™s capital city
Yerevan, Serbian journalist Dragan Vukotic shared his impressions of his
In his article entitled "The Somber Treasure," which was
published in the Politika monthly on Sunday and Monday, the journalist
wrote about the Memorial, its museum, and the Armenian Genocide.
the turn of the past century, the Armenian population was the most
educated and richest class in Western Armenia," Vukotic quoted the
In his article, the Serbian journalist noted that
the likely causes for the Turks' fury and revenge at the turn of the
20th century need to be sought in the preceding historical events. As
per Vukotic, the Turkish power had collapsed as a result of the
liberation struggle in the Balkan Peninsula, and therefore the Ottoman
Empire directed it anger toward its eastern borders.? ? ? ?
copies of the declarations on the Armenian Genocide's recognition and
condemnation by Russia, France, Sweden, Canada, and numerous US states
are kept at the museum. There is a large garden in front of the museum,
and a Serbian fir likewise was planted there three years ago, Dragan
Vukotic added in his article.