Armenian National Committee expects Armenian Genocide to be included in Knesset’s plenary
09:24, 22 February, 2016
YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 22, ARMENPRESS. In the near future it will be clear when the bill on the Armenian Genocide will be included in the agenda of the plenary session of the Knesset, the Chairman of the Armenian National Committee Hakob Sevan said during a phone conversation with “Armenpress”.
"We are currently working on determining the exact date. We expect this to be clear in the nearest future. As we know, the bill on the Armenian Genocide was discussed in Knesset’s Education, Culture and Sports Committee and now we are waiting for it to be included in the plenary session’ s agenda and discussed, "Hakob Sevan said.
He noted that positive changes are observed in Israel regarding the Armenian Genocide issue. “There has been considerable progress in the approach of Israel’s Knesset towards the Armenian Genocide issue in recent years. We are carrying out works on different levels. In particular, we are working with those MPs who have a positive stance regarding the Armenian Genocide, "Hakob Sevan said. According to him, their number is growing. Hakob Sevan also positively evaluated the conferences and initiatives which were organized in scientific institutions on the issue of the Armenian Genocide.