Armenian Youth Union accuses Georgians of destroying monuments of Armenian Christianity
Yesterday, Armenian Youth Union Mitk demonstrated Ancestors rocks movie in Moscow. The movie, made by Yegishe Gevorkyan, Armenian from Austria, who lived two years in Georgia, says that Armenian churches and monuments of Armenian Christianity and culture are deliberately and thoroughly demolished in Georgia, Trend reports.
В"From 1991, when Georgia regained independence and nationalists came to power, 43 Armenian churches have been pillaged and 300 monuments of Armenian history desecratedВ", film claims. The witnesses in the movie say Georgians cruelly demolish Armenian monuments under direct control of Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II.
Representatives of all Georgian TV channels accredited in Moscow were taking part at the movie demonstration. Tamara Goziridze, representative of one of Georgian channels, talking to Trends special correspondent, stated her displeasure with such a flow of ungrounded, false and hostile information Armenian movie if full with. В"Not only faked witnesses are overwhelming, but also that all barbaric acts are directed by personally Patriarch Ilia II. I consider demonstration of this hostile and unreasonable movie as an impudent insult of religious feelings of all Georgians that are famous for their friendliness and hospitability to all nations residing in GeorgiaВ", she said.
In turn, representative of Armenian Youth Union refused to give an interview, saying there is nothing to add as everything is said in the movie itself.