Latvian parliament recognizes so-called “Armenian genocide” - UPDATED

  06 May 2021    Read: 2076
Latvian parliament recognizes so-called “Armenian genocide” - UPDATED

Latvia’s Saeima (parliament) recognized the so-called “Armenian genocide”, Armenia’s Ambassador to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan said on Facebook, AzVision.az reports.

The ambassador said 58 out of 100 deputies voted in favor of the resolution.

Earlier, the Latvian parliament’s special committee rejected a bill recognizing the so-called “Armenian genocide”.

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Special Committee of Latvia’s Saeima (parliament) rejected a bill recognizing the so-called “Armenian genocide”, AzVision.az reports citing Sputnik Armenia.

One of the nine members of the Special Committee voted against the bill while four abstained. As a result of the voting, the document was noted accepted.


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