June 8 2013
Draft resolution on so-called `Armenian genocide’ registered at
Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada
[ 08 Juny 2013 10:59 ]
Baku. Anakhanum Hidayatova – APA. The draft resolution on the
co-called `Armenian genocide’ has been submitted to the Verkhovna Rada
of Ukraine, says its official website, APA reports.
The draft resolution has already been registered by the Verkhovna Rada.
The report says that the draft resolution was initiated by MPs Arsen
Avakov (Yulia Tymoshenko’s Batkivshchyna (Fatherland) party) and Vilen
Shatvoryan (the ruling Party of Regions).
The draft resolution notes that the Verkhovna Rada recognizes the mass
killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in 1915-1922 as genocide of
the Armenian people and April 24 as a remembrance day of the genocide
It is still unknown when the draft resolution will be submitted for discussion.