Ararat Mirzoyan

Parliament Speaker Thanks Portuguese Counterpart for Genocide Recognition


YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Speaker of Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan expressed his gratitude to his Portuguese counterpart, Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, and Members of Parliament on the occasion of that country’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

“On behalf of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and on my own behalf I would like to express our deepest gratitude and satisfaction to you and the members of the Portuguese Parliament for adopting the resolution which recognizes the 1915 Armenian Genocide perpetrated in the Ottoman Empire.

“With the recognition of the Armenian Genocide you paid tribute to the innocent victims and also made your significant contribution to the global efforts in preventing the recurrence of such tragedies,” Mirzoyan wrote.


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