Bulgarian Party Submits Declaration For Parliament to Condemn Genocide

SOPHIA (novinite.com)–Bulgaria’s conservative Order, Law, and Justice (RZS) party on Thursday submitted to Parliament an official declaration asking that Bulgaria condemns the Armenian Genocide committed by Turkey.

The declaration is in connection with the Thursday visit of Turkish Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, to Bulgaria and statements of Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the country is prepared to deport 100,000 Armenians from Turkey.

RZS is also requesting an official answer from Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, about the policy of his cabinet regarding the Armenian Genocide during World War I.

The party leader, Yane Yanev, says they aim at reaching a consensus about Bulgaria’s assessment of the tragic events and giving a clear statement in defense of historical truth as the US and Sweden have done.

The US Congressional Foreign Affairs Committee and the Swedish Parliament recently approved resolutions recognizing the Genocide, stirring outrage in Turkey.

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  3. Armenian said:

    News Bulletin:

    Sweden recognized the Armenian Genocide.

    Turkey got fuming red hot and threatened to send 100,000 Armenians back to Armenia.

    Bulgaria is getting ready to recognize the Armenian Genocide.

    Turkey threatens to send its Army to invade Bulgaria…

  4. Berge Jololian said:

    Armenian-Bulgarians are not asking their Parliament to interpret history, to “qualify”, “brand”, “label”, “describe” or “asses the tragic events”, but rather to acknowledge and affirm what the International Association of Genocide Scholars and seven former presidents of IAGS have already concluded as genocide.

    Furthermore, Jurist Dr. Raphael Lemkin, a lawyer of Polish-Jewish descent, and Holocaust survivor coined the word genocide specifically to describe the destruction of the Armenians and the barbarity that befell upon them at the hands of the Turkish State.

    Denial is not just the simple negation of an act; it is much more the consequent continuation of the very act itself. Genocide should not only physically destroy a community; it should likewise dictate the prerogative of interpretation in regard to history, culture, territory and memory. As the victims, Armenians never existed.

    The Turkish have not only murdered humans , destroyed an ancient culture and civilization, and rewritten history, but they continue to legitimize the act as well as the racist ideology that led to the act.

    Armenian genocide 1915-2010. The last act of genocide is denial. Genocide stops when denial ceases.

  5. elph said:

    God Bless our fellow Orthodox Bulgarians! When Orthodox nations unite nothing is impossible.

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