Santa Coloma de Gramenet Recognizes The Armenian Genocide

On May 2, the City Council of Santa Coloma de Gramenet (Barcelona) adopted a resolution condemning the Genocide against the Armenian people committed by Turkey in 1915-1921, reported the Armenian National Committee office in Spain.

The resolution of the Santa Coloma de Gramenet City Council calls the Spanish central government to recognize and condemn the Armenian Genocide based on the European Parliament’s 1987 respective resolution (Doc. A2-33/87). Moreover, the City Council declares its intention to support the democratization process of Armenia through the collaboration with Armenian associations that are established in Catalonia.
The Socialists’ Party of Catalonia (Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya), the Initiative for Catalonia Greens (Iniciativa per Catalunya Verds) and the Convergence and Union (Convergència i Unió) parties voted in favor of the resolution.

Representatives of the Armenian organizations in Spain attended the session.

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