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Israeli parliament prepares to recognize fictitious Armenian genocide

19 May 2011 [16:51] - TODAY.AZ
Isreali Knesset (parliament) tasked the Committee on Education and Culture to discuss the issue fictitious "Armenian genocide" and to elaborate the relevant draft resolution on it.

"Armenia today" reported that deputy of MERETS Party Zahava Galon raised a question on it at the parliament’s plenary meeting held on May 18. In his speech, he said that Jewish country, which approach to the memories of Jewish genocide with sensitiveness and demands the others to respect it, has no moral right to ignore the tragedy of Armenians: "It is a high time to put an end to the policy to cherish Turkey and declare the recognition of Armenian genocide".

Leader of the Parliament coalition Zeyev Elkin also supported the suggestion.


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