Thursday, October 1, 2015

Spanish city of Silla recognizes Armenian Genocide

The Spanish city of Silla officially recognized the Armenian Genocide on September 29, Press Service of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Ministers reports.

The bill was tabled by Spokesman for the Left Union Valentin Matteo. Speaking at the City Council, he presented the motives behind the first genocide of the 20th century and its consequences, and stressed the need to recognize and condemn it.

The six parties represented in the City Council unanimously voted to adopt the resolution labeling the crime committed by Ottoman Turkey as genocide.