Paruby hopes that Israel recognizes the Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16

Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy met with the speaker of the Knesset Yuli (Yoel) Edelstein, who led an Israeli parliamentary delegation. This reports the press service of the RA Parliament.

During the meeting, the speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament stressed that “this is a very significant visit for Ukraine and this is the first visit at such level for the past 23 years”.

Among the stages of the Ukrainian-Israeli cooperation paruby called priority interstate agreements to be developed and supported by the parliaments of both States. “In particular, the agreement on social security. We look forward to its introduction from the President of Ukraine, and I have no doubt that it will be supported in the same way as the agreement on temporary employment in some sectors of the economy in the labor market of the state of Israel, which was ratified by the Parliament last plenary week”, – said the speaker of Parliament.

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The head of BP noted that there is a willingness to enhance relations between Ukraine and Israel, and “a lot of unifying things, even to the end is not lucid”. “We would like to rethink and revise some of the pages of cooperation in the past period,” – said paruby.

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Photo: press service of the Verkhovna Rada

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16
Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Photo: press service of the Verkhovna Rada

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16
Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Photo: press service of the Verkhovna Rada

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16
Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Photo: press service of the Verkhovna Rada

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16
Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

Photo: press service of the Verkhovna Rada

Meeting Parubiy and the speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Kiev, 23.11.16
Парубий надеется, что Израиль признает Голодомор актом геноцида украинцев

He also noted the importance for Ukraine, especially on the eve of the anniversary of the tragedy of the Holodomor, the Knesset held a recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. “The Ukrainian side is counting on it. We hope for a positive decision that the legislative initiative, which has already been introduced in the Knesset, will be supported, because Israel, as a people, need to understand the full depth of the tragedy of the Ukrainian people in the 32-33 years”, – said the speaker of Parliament at a briefing to journalists.

In turn Edelstein thanked the Ukrainian side for its hospitality and high level of organization and holding of events dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar tragedy.

“Our country considers Ukraine as a close ally in the international arena. Cooperation starts at the international level, as evidenced by the aircraft full of passengers in both directions. Ethnic relationship began decades ago and will develop”, – said the speaker of the Knesset.

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He also expressed the hope that “a legislative act on employment will enhance the economic benefits that our people will make of the cooperation, and organises visits of illegal labor migrants”.

In addition, it is reported that Parubiy and Edelstein signed a Memorandum of cooperation between the parliaments of Ukraine and Israel.

Earlier it was reported that the Presidium of the Knesset approved the draft resolution on recognizing the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.

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