Spain's Alicante recognizes Armenian Genocide

Spain's Alicante recognizes Armenian Genocide

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Spanish town of Alicante on Thursday, July 28 recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide, the Foreign Ministry's press office said.

During discussions at the city council, representatives of all the parties delivered speeches, stressing the importance of the international recognition of the Genocide and the preventive significance of its condemnation.

The institutional declaration was adopted with a near-unanimous vote.

Dozens of Spanish cities and regional government bodies have so far recognized the Armenian Genocide. No such decision has been made by the Spanish government though.

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