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Members of Parliament salute US House passage of Armenian Genocide resolution

Members of Parliament salute US House passage of Armenian Genocide resolution

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 30, ARMENPRESS. Ruling My Step bloc lawmaker Artak Manukyan highlighted the US House recognition of the Armenian Genocide, calling the move a “very important step”.

He saluted the US House passage of H.Res.296 at parliamentary committee debates today in parliament.

“Before starting the debates I would like to salute the adoption of the resolution in the US House of Representatives. This is a very important step, and it must contribute to the internationalization of genocide issues,” Manukyan said.

Vladimir Vardanyan, MP from the same faction who also serves as Chair of the State-Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament, said the adoption is perhaps a belated but necessary step by the United States.

On October 29 the US House of Representatives adopted the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.296) by a vote of 405 to 11 with 3 voting present.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

 





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