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Dutch parliament recognizes 1915 Armenian ‘genocide’

The Dutch parliament has voted to recognize the deaths of Armenians during World War I as genocide.

The decision is likely to enrage Turkey amid already strained relations with the Netherlands

  • Chase Winter (with AFP, dpa)
  • DW

The Dutch parliament has overwhelmingly voted to recognize the World War I massacre of Armenians as genocide, in a vote that may stoke further tensions with Turkey.

Krea 2bDutch lawmakers voted 142 to 3 “that parliament in no uncertain terms speak about the Armenian genocide.”

It also voted to send a cabinet representative to Armenia in April for the…

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