CARL BILDT: RIKSDAG CAN SET REPEAT VOTING ON GENOCIDE ISSUE
25.03.2010 16:16 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Swedish Riksdag can set repeat voting on Armenian
Genocide resolution, Foreign Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt stated.
Foreign Minister expressed regret over Armenian Genocide resolution
passed in Riksdag, characterizing political decision-making on events
of 1915 as incorrect policy. Rather, he urged to give more thought to
the events of 2015 when Turkey will possibly become full member of EU.
"Swedish parliament can return to discussion of Genocide resolution in
2011. Sweden was always friendly with Turkey. And I hope bilateral
relations, which became somewhat strained because of resolution
passage, will be normalized in near future," NTV cited Carl Bildt
On March 11, 2010, Swedish Parliament recognized the Armenian Genocide
in Ottoman Empire in 1915 by 131 votes in favor and 130 against