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Three Spanish cities recognize Armenian Genocide

Source: Asbarez | Saturday, 30 April 2016
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Alaquas City Hall where cities of Carcaixent, Alaquas and Elda officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. (Source: ArmRadio)

Alaquas City Hall where cities of Carcaixent, Alaquas and Elda officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. (Source: ArmRadio)

VALENCIA (ArmRadio)—The Spanish cities of Carcaixent, Alaquas and Elda officially recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide on April 27-28.

All political forces represented in the City Council of Carcaixent unanimously adopted an institutional statement.

Representatives of the People’s Party and Ciudadanos abstained during the voting at Alaquas City Hall.

In Elda the Ciudadanos Party was the only force opposing the resolution.

The sittings in the three cities were attended by representatives of the Armenian community, who expressed their gratitude to the City Councils.





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