The regional council of Marche, Italy, has unanimously approved a measure to recognize the Armenian Genocide, Tert.am reports.
In a resolution adopted on Tuesday, October 6, Marche expressed solidarity with the Armenian people on the tragedy’s centennial.
Council members Rapa Boris, Pieroni Moreno, Busilacchi Gianluca and Marconi Luca initiated the bill.
Italy recognized the Armenian Genocide back in 2000.
On April 24, 2015, Armenians around the world commemorated the centennial of the Genocide, perpetrated at the hands of the Ottoman Empire.