Misiones Province Officially Recognizes the Armenian Genocide

The province of Misiones in Argentina is the latest to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide (Source: Agencia Prensa Armenia)
The province of Misiones in Argentina is the latest to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide (Source: Agencia Prensa Armenia)

The province of Misiones in Argentina is the latest to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide (Source: Agencia Prensa Armenia)

BUENOS AIRES (Agencia Prensa Armenia)—The House of Representatives of the province of Misiones, Argentina, approved a law that adheres to National Law 26,199, which establishes every April 24 as the “Day of Action for Tolerance and Respect between Peoples” in commemoration of the genocide of the Armenian people.

Law VI-186 was enacted on September 3 in Posadas, and was promulgated on 18 March.

The Law 26,199, enacted on December 13, 2006, and promulgated on January 11, 2007, invites provincial governments to “adhere to the provisions of this law,” according to Article 4.

Argentine provinces that adhere to the law include Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Chubut, Cordoba, Corrientes, Jujuy, La Pampa, Neuquen, Rio Negro, San Juan, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Santiago del Estero and Tierra del Fuego.

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