Turkey condemned the Syrian regime parliament over a resolution recognizing the 1915 incidents in Ottoman era as so-called "genocide".
"Syrian Regime Parliament's resolution today (Feb. 13) recognizing the incidents of 1915 as so-called genocide provides a grim example in itself," a written statement by Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said.
Romania, in and of itself, but also as a member state of the European Union, promotes tolerance between people, non-discrimination and peace, remaining active in the process of preserving and completing the Holocaust memory, Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said in a message conveyed on Monday, on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
In a sweeping legal victory for members of the Rohingya Muslim minority, the United Nations' top court on Jan. 23 ordered Myanmar to take all measures in its power to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people.
The court's president, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf, said the International Court of Justice "is of the opinion that the Rohingya in Myanmar remain extremely vulnerable.''
AGERPRES special correspondent Florentina Peia reports: Romania's President Klaus Iohannis is starting today a visit to Israel, and he is scheduled to meet his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin.
President Klaus Iohannis will pay a visit to Israel from Tuesday to Thursday, to participate in the fifth edition of the World Holocaust Forum where world leaders commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz and International Holocaust Remembrance Day - the 'Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism,' event, which will take place on January 23 in Jerusalem, according t
The Cantonal Assembly unanimously adopted the declaration, filed by Democratic Action Party (SDA).
This declaration strongly condemns the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature to "the Srebrenica genocide denier", as they put it.
Members of the Association of Victims and Witnesses of Genocide and their supporters gathered on Tuesday in front of the Swedish embassy in Sarajevo to protest against the decision last month by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to award the Nobel Prize for literature to author Peter Handke, who took a pro-Serb stance during wartime.