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Verklaring van Parlementaire Vergadering van Raad van Europa

[24 april 1998]

Commemoration of the Armenian genocide of 1915

Written Declaration No. 275

Doc. 8091

24 April 1998

This written declaration commits only the members who have signed it

The date of 24 April 1915 marked the beginning of the implementation of the plan to exterminate Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire.

Today we commemorate the anniversary of what has been called the first genocide of the 20th century, and we salute the memory of the Armenian victims of this crime against humanity.


Roudy, France, SOC
Jeambrun, France, LDR
Mattéi, France, LDR
Michel, France, SOC
Schreiner, France, EDG
Vrettos, Greece, SOC
Zissi, Greece, SOC
Katseli, Greece, SOC
Maginas, Greece, EPP/CD
Loule, Greece, UEL
Steolea, Romania, EDG
Lukin, Russia, LDR
Marmazov, Ukraine, UEL
Oleynik, Ukraine, UEL
Zhebrovsky, Russia, NR
Schieder, Austria, SOC
Christodoulides, Cyprus, UEL
Frahm, Denmark, UEL
Kulbaka, Russia, UEL
Myrvoll, Norway, UEL
Lazarescu, Romania, LDR
Verspaget, Netherlands, SOC
Mignon, France, EDG
Lengagne, France, SOC
Dees, Netherlands, LDR
Woltjer, Netherlands, SOC
Slobodnik, Slovakia, SOC
Gonzalez Laxe, Spain, SOC
Gross, Switzerland, SOC
Lord Russell-Johnston, United Kingdom, LDR
Lauricella, Italy, SOC
Turini, Italy, EDG
Amoruso, Italy, EDG
Elo, Finland, SOC
Pereira Marques, Portugal, SOC
Staes, Belgium, EPP/CD
Maximus, Belgium, SOC
Mota Amaral, Portugal, EPP/CD
Vyvadil, Czech Republic, SOC
Plechata, Czech Republic, EDG
Stepova, Czech Republic, SOC
Janecek, Czech Republic, EPP/CD
Novakova, Czech Republic, EPP/CD
Svoboda, Czech Republic, SOC
Kalus, Czech Republic, EDG
Schwimmer, Austria, EPP/CD
Kuzmickas, Lithuania, EDG
Zingeris, Lithuania, EDG
Gylys, Lithuania, SOC
Raskinis, Lithuania, EPP/CD
Ciupaila, Lithuania, LDR

SOC: Socialist Group
EPP/CD: Group of the European People's Party
EDG:European Democratic Group
LDR : Liberal, Democratic and Reformers' Group
UEL : Group of the Unified European Left
NR : Not registered in a group