Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks commemorated Hrant Dink and Fuad Deniz

1156711232.jpg/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Events in commemoration of Agos editor Hrant Dink were held in Moscow January 19 on initiative of the Youth Union of the Armenian Apostolic Church and a number of youth organizations.

A liturgy in memory of Christians slaughtered in Turkey was chanted in Surb Harutyun Church.

A picket with participation of the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek communities of Moscow was organized at the Turkish Embassy. The demonstrators lit candles at the portraits of Hrant Dink and Fuad Deniz, a historian of Assyrian descent who was killed last December in Sweden.

During round table discussions the youth organizations adopted a resolution calling on Turkey to repeal article 301 and drop prosecution of publisher Ragip Zakaroglu. The resolution also calls on the U.S. Congress to recognize the Armenian Genocide as a precondition for Turkey’s accession to the EU and condemn the genocide of Armenians, Assyrians, Jews and other national minorities in the Ottoman Empire to prevent future crimes against humanity, reports.