Spanish City of Aldaia Recognizes Armenian Genocide

The Aldaia city council approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)
The Aldaia city council approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

The Aldaia city council approved a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide (Source: Public Radio of Armenia)

VALENCIA, Spain (Public Radio of Armenia)—The Spanish city of Aldaia in Valencia, Spain, officially recognized the Armenian Genocide on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

The resolution introduced by the Armenian “Ararat” Union was put to a vote at the city council by spokesman for the Left Union, Juanjo Llorente.

All four parties represented in the city council unanimously voted to call the massacre of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey “genocide,” and condemn its denial.

Present at the meeting were representatives of the Armenian community, as well as public and political figures of Spain.

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