Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia on the adoption of the declaration recognizing the Armenian Genocide by the Parliament of Latvia06 May, 2021
We welcome the adoption of the declaration recognizing the Armenian Genocide by the Parliament of Latvia. This is a step towards the universal recognition and condemnation of the Armenian Genocide.
This declaration is important not only in terms of historical justice and truth, but also for the prevention of such crimes in the future. The universal recognition of the Armenian Genocide is one of the most important guarantees for the security of the Armenian people in the region.
We share the position of the Parliament of Latvia that the recognition of such crimes is called to build a future, where human rights are respected, and every individual can be free, safe and secure.