Bundestag Vice-President: Resolution on Armenian Genocide will condemn infamous role of Germany
Bundestag Vice-President: Resolution on Armenian Genocide will condemn infamous role of Germany –
ARMENPRESS. The adoption of the Armenian Genocide resolution which is going to be discussed in German Bundestag on June 2, is very important in terms of keeping always alive the memory of the violent crime, “Armenpress” reports, Edelgard Bulmahn, VicePresident of the German Bundestag said this to journalists in the National Assembly of Armenia. Earlier he met the Armenian Deputy Parliament Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov and discussed bilateral issues with him.
“This resolution will firstly condemn the deportations, massacres and violence against the Armenian and other people living in the Ottoman Empire. We think that it is first and foremost important to keep alive that memory. Thus, with this resolution we will commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide, and will condemn the role of Germany for being an ally of Turkey that time and not preventing that crime”, Bundestag Vice-President stated.
Speaking about her country and German people on the issue of the Holocaust recognition, she stated that taking a responsibility means a commitment to transform this responsibility to the new generations. “The number of people in Turkey, who face their history and criticize the actions of their government during that times, is gradually increasing”, she said. She added that they want to take a responsibility over the reconciliation of the Armenian and Turkish people, creating dialogue between them in order to jointly face the history.