Senate of Spain rejects Armenian Genocide bill

The Senate of Spain on Wednesday has rejected the bill to recognize the Armenian Gencide tabled by Entesa, a political group active in the Catalonian region – with 130 votes against and 14 in favor, along with 68 abstentions, Daily Sabah reports.
The People’s Party was the only national political party that voted against, while the main opposition Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, Catalonian nationalist coalition Convergence and Union, Canarian Coalition, Asturias Forum and Navarrese People’s Union abstained.