Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

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

knesset voting motion may 2018

The Armenian delegation that was present during the discussion of the motion in the Knesset. From left to right: Sako Djernazian, Hagop Djernazian, Fr. Theodoros Zakarian, Ms Anahid Avakian, Meretz Chairwoman Tamar Zandberg and Fr. Koryoun Baghdasaryan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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  2. Our hearts an prayers with you all.

    God bless Armenia and keep all the Armenian safe and well.

    We will never ever forget the genocide as long as we live.