Buenos Aires adopts resolution on Armenian Genocide centennial
Buenos Aires adopts resolution on Armenian Genocide centennial –
ARMENPRESS – The city council of Buenos Aires adopted unanimously a resolution on the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, which says that in the beginning of the previous century a million and a half Armenians were killed in the Ottoman Empire. Armenpress reports, citing PrensaArmenia.com.ar that the resolution states that April 24 is the first genocide of the 20th century.
The resolution also says that the city council supports the events, dedicated to the centennial of the Armenian Genocide as a sign of solidarity and respect for the victims of the Genocide and their generations. “These events are not only commemoration ceremonies. They should help respecting the generations and condemning the crimes against the humanity. And the historical justice should be revealed”, – says the resolution.
“For years the city council of Buenos Aires has supported the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide and is always next to the Armenian people in this issue”, – said the Head of the Armenian National Comittee of South America Carolina Karagyozyan.