Discussion on Armenian Genocide to be held in Bundestag

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Discussion on Armenian Genocide to be held in Bundestag

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 18, ARMENPRESS. The German Bundestag will hold a discussion dedicated to the Armenian Genocide and it is considered that the MPs will adopt a resolution as well. “Armenpress” reporter from Berlin stated that the Bundestag Christian Democratic Party MP, member of the Committee on Foreign Relations Manfred Grund stated that the issue of the format is currently under discussion.

Among other things, Manfred Grund underscored: “I have talked to the Head of Bundestag and now we are discussing the issue of choosing format to mark the 100th anniversary of that horrible crime next year. Probably, the Bundestag will also adopt a resolution on those events and a discussion regarding that crime will be held inside Bundestag as well.”

The fact of the Armenian Genocide by the Ottoman government has been documented, recognized, and affirmed in the form of media and eyewitness reports, laws, resolutions, and statements by many states and international organizations. The complete catalogue of all documents categorizing the 1915 wholesale massacre of the Armenian population in Ottoman Empire as a premeditated and thoroughly executed act of genocide, is extensive. Uruguay was the first country to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide in 1965. The massacres of the Armenian people were officially condemned and recognized as genocide in accordance with the international law by France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Russia, Poland, Lithuania, Greece, Slovakia, Cyprus, Lebanon, Uruguay, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Canada, Vatican and Australia.


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