In the US, one state recognized the Holodomor as genocide

В США еще один штат признал Голодомор геноцидом

Harry Herbert and Valeriy Chaly

The Declaration was signed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert in the presence of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly.

Governor of Utah Gary Herbert signed a Declaration on commemoration of the victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, as well as declaring November 24, 2018 as the Day of remembrance of the Ukrainian famine-genocide.

This reports the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine to the United States on Saturday, 13 October.

It is noted that the Declaration was signed on 10 October in the state capital city of salt lake city. The document was signed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert in the presence of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly and honorary Consul of Ukraine in the state of Utah Jonathan Friedman.

It is also noted that Chaly expressed gratitude to Governor Herbert.

During the meeting Valeriy Chaly and Garry Herbert have paid special attention to the issue of expanding trade-economic cooperation of Ukraine with the state of Utah.

Ambassador Chalyi noted that last year the export of Ukrainian production in Utah has increased 17 times, however, stressed that the potential for further growth is far from exhausted. The parties have outlined specific areas for further cooperation, – said in the message.

Note that Utah became the 13th state in the United States, which recognized the Ukrainian Holodomor as genocide. Earlier in June, the corresponding document was adopted in Ohio.

Recall, October 4, the U.S. Senate recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide. Senators unanimously adopted a bipartisan resolution on the Holodomor of 1932-1933.

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