October 29, 2015 - 12:03 AMT
Spanish city of Aldaia officially recognizes Armenian Genocide

On October 27 Spanish city of Aldaia, Valencia province, officially recognized the Armenian Genocide joining the list of Spanish cities that have officially recognized and condemned the atrocity, Foreign Ministry reports.

Proposed by Valencia’s Ararat Armenian Association, the resolution was presented for discussion at the City Council session by Left Union spokesperson Juanjo Llorente.

The four parties representing the City Council unanimously voted for the recognition of the crime perpetrated by Ottoman Turkey as Genocide and the condemnation of the crime. The City Council session was attended by the Armenian community representatives and Spanish social-political figures.