Israeli Knesset accepted motion to discuss recognition of the Armenian Genocide

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.

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.

The Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem – 26/5/18

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.

Official Knesset Press Release

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