Poroshenko urged the EU to recognize the Holodomor as genocide

Порошенко призвал ЕС признать Голодомор геноцидом

The President urged the EU countries and international organizations to follow in this matter the example of the United States.

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged the European Union to recognize the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. With this treatment he made during a meeting with the Minister of foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia Miroslav Lajcak, said on Thursday, October 4, in the message of the President on Twitter.

“I urge the EU and international organizations to follow suit and to recognize the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people”, – said Poroshenko.

Also during the meeting, the sides exchanged views on important issues of bilateral relations and international agenda. In particular, they considered the issues of expansion of cooperation in the spheres of trade and economy, defence, energy security and border cooperation.

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— Petro Poroshenko (@Poroshenko) on 4 October 2018.

We will remind, on the same day it was reported that the U.S. Senate recognized the Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide. Earlier such decision was accepted in 12 States of the country.

As reported, speaking at the UN General Assembly President Petro Poroshenko urged the UN to adopt a Declaration on the famine in Ukraine.

 

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