Kremlin: Germany’s recognition of Genocide is its internal affair

Kremlin: Germany’s recognition of Genocide is its internal affair

PanARMENIAN.Net - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described Germany’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide as “the country’s internal affair,” Life.ru reports.

The German Bundestag on Thursday, June 2 adopted a resolution on the recognition and the condemnation of the Armenian Genocide.

The vote was unanimous in supporting the resolution with just one MP voting against and another one abstaining.

Titled “Remembrance and commemoration of the Genocide of Armenians and other Christian minorities in the years 1915 and 1916,” the resolution passed with support from all the parties in Parliament. It was put forward by Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, their partners in the government, the Social Democrats, and the opposition Greens.

Following the vote, Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the German government intends to promote the establishment of a dialogue between Turkey and Armenia.

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