Buenos Aires Suburb Adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution


BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The City Council of San Isidro adopted a resolution recognizing and condemning the Armenian Genocide. The city is an affluent municipality in the province of Buenos Aires.
Argentina’s Senate on December 13, 2006 declared April 24 as the Day of Tolerance and Respect between nations.
According to the Armenian Foreign Ministry, Armenia’s Ambassador to Argentina Vahagn Melikyan, Primate of the Argentina and Chili Diocese of the Armenian Church Archbishop Gisal Muradian, representatives of the Armenian community and organizations in Argentina attended the council’s session.
The vote was followed with speeches by the Armenian ambassador and archbishop, who stressed the importance of the adoption of the resolution and expressed gratitude on behalf of Armenia and Armenian people.