Uruguay Has Been Most Devoted Supporter of International Recognition

Armenpress

URUGUAY HAS BEEN MOST DEVOTED SUPPORTER OF INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION OF
ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

YEREVAN, APRIL 13, ARMENPRESS: Uruguay was not only the first nation to
officially recognize the Armenian genocide back in 1965 when Armenians were
marking its 50-th anniversary but has been also showing an unreserved
assistance to its international recognition over the last forty years.
The country’s parliament keeps an extensive file of various resolutions,
statements and other official documents made in support of the rightful
cause of Armenians.
A year ago, Raffi Hunanian, a young member of Montevideo’s city council,
proposed that one of its streets be named 1915 April 24. The council
considered his motion on March 30 and decided instead to call one of the
busiest squares of the capital The Square of Armenian Genocide. A special
monument dedicated to the genocide victims will be erected and unveiled on
April 22.

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