George Clooney joins President Sargsyan at Armenian genocide ceremony

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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and First Lady Rita Sargsyan laid flowers at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on Sunday to commemorate the victims.

Apart from the presidential couple, the event was also attended by singer Charles Aznavour and Hollywood actor George Clooney.

The genocide took place in the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and 1923, during and after World War I.