Italian Town of Ivrea Recognizes Armenian Genocide


urlROME (Armenpress) — Ivrea City Council of Italy’s Piedmont Province unanimously recognized the Armenian Genocide during its October 12 session.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia issued a statement that by recognizing historical truth, the City Council expresses solidarity with the Armenian people and its efforts aimed at defending its unalienable rights.

The City Council members said they hoped that the European Parliament will take measures to force Turkey, as a candidate for European Union membership, to officially recognize and condemn the Armenian Genocide.