The Spanish city of Santa Margarida has officially recognized the Armenian Genocide, Press Service of the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
The decision of the City Council reads, in part:
“Considering that some governments, including those of Turkey and Spain, do not acknowledge the Armenian Genocide,
Considering that the crimes against humanity have no statute of limitation,
Taking into consideration that the Armenian the Armenian people have not received any economic, territorial or humanitarian reimbursement,
Taking into consideration that the Armenian Genocide is a precedent for the Holocaust, the genocides in Rwanda and the Balkans,
The City Hall decides to support the genocide recognition and reimbursement, to demand from the Spanish Government to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide and organize the passage of this decision to international structures.”