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Belgian Prime Minister recognizes Armenian Genocide

Belgian Prime Minister recognizes Armenian Genocide

PanARMENIAN.Net - Belgian Prime Minister said that the tragic events committed between 1915 and 1917 in the Ottoman Empire should be “considered genocide,” Public Radio of Armenia reports citing Belgian Le Soir.

On behalf of his government, Charles Michel acknowledged the Armenian Genocide committed a century ago at the hands of the Young Turks.

“My position is well known: I am confident that those tragic events should be labeled as genocide, and this is also the Belgian government’s position,” Michel declared at the Parliament.

Welcoming this statement, MP Peter De Roover (N-VA) announced that the resolution will enable them to move forward.

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