Today the Knesset plenum approved a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
The motion was submitted by Meretz chairwoman MK Tamar Zandberg and supported by MK Itzik Shmuli from the Zionist Union, and accepted by 16 votes without opposition.
Knesset speaker Yoel Edelstein advocated recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
Source: Official Knesset Press Release
Thursday May 24 the Israeli Knesset published the following Press Release in English on their official website:
Knesset Press Release on acceptance of a motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide