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Ricardo Alfonsin, son of Raul
The event took place at the Armenian Cultural Association, the same place where he made the recognition 28 years ago, and was organized by the Commemorative Commission of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide.
Dr. Hugo Kuyumdjian, speaking on behalf of the Commission of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, said that "it is our duty to highlight and remember the individual who made ethics in politics and morals his inalienable flags."
"The Turkish state must understand that our country's position on human rights and its position on the Armenian Genocide can not become factors of pressure and negotiation," concluded Kuyumdjian.
Hipolito Solari Yrigoyen, President of the National Convention of the Radical Civic Union, recalled: "The friendship between our peoples, Argentina and Armenia, is of long standing: it was the President Hipolito Yrigoyen who acknowledged, anticipating many, the first proclaimed independence of Armenia."
|Hipólito Solari Yrigoyen|