The Municipality of San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy, has recognized the genocide of the Armenian people perpetrated in the years 1915-1916, the Council of the Armenian community of Rome reports.
With a resolution presented by Councilor Fabio Fiorin and voted unanimously by those present, the Municipality of San Giorgio di Nogaro formally recognized the historical truth of the Armenian genocide “on the basis of the resolutions already adopted by the UN, the European Parliament, the House of Representatives and the Senate of the United States of America and by the Parliament of the Italian Republic itself.”
With this pronouncement the name of the Municipality of San Giorgio di Nogaro joins the more than 140 Italian communities that have recognized the Genocide.
The Council for the Armenian community of Rome welcomes the news of the recognition and expresses its gratitude to the Municipal Council of San Giorgio di Nogaro for having chosen to be on the side of universal values such as truth and justice and express solidarity with the Armenian people particularly at this challenging moment in its history.
On 25 November 2020 the Council adopted another resolution which recognized the independence of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh).