Regional Council of Basilicata Recognized the Armenian Genocide

The regional council of Basilicata, Italy, recognized the Armenian Genocide, expressing condolences to the Armenian people.

The resolution was introduced by independent MP Aurelio Pace upon the request of the Armenian community, PanArmenia reports.

The document affirms that the fact of the Genocide has been recognized by a number of organizations, including the Turkish Military Tribunal in 1919.

Also, the resolution cites the need to raise public awareness especially among the youth about the massacres perpetrated against the Armenian people to prevent the recurrence of such incidents in the future.