March 24, 2012 - 14:43 AMT
Conference on Assyrian genocide to be held in Yerevan

A conference on Assyrian genocide will be held in Yerevan, Armenia on April 23-24 to mark the start of the genocides of Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire during the years of World War I, AINA reported.

The conference, titled "Assyrian Genocide (1914-1923) and its Consequences in the Modern World", is organized by the Universal Scientific-Research, Cultural Centre Assyria, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsutyun (ARFD) and the Democratic Party of Armenia (DPA).