THE PARLIAMENT OF ICELAND RECOGNIZED THE HOLODOMOR AS A GENOCIDE OF UKRAINIANS
MARCH 23, 2023
The Parliament of Iceland on Thursday voted for a resolution recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
This is reported by “Yevropeyska Pravda” with reference to mbl.is.
The resolution was unanimously supported by all 48 deputies who were present at the meeting, and these were deputies from all parties represented in the parliament.
Having approved the proposal in the parliament today, Iceland joins the group of countries that responded to Ukraine’s call and declared the Holodomor a genocide of Ukrainians. Other countries that have done the same include the United States, Germany, Ireland and Canada.President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked Iceland for the adopted resolution. “I am grateful to Iceland for recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people, for honoring the memory of millions of Ukrainians killed by the Moscow regime. This is a clear signal that such crimes do not go unpunished and do not have a statute of limitations,” he wrote on Twitter.
We will remind you that on March 10, the House of Representatives of Belgium, the lower house of the Belgian parliament, recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.On December 15, the European Parliament recognized the Holodomor as genocide.