YEREVAN, October 21. /ARKA/. The Parliament of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has adopted a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The draft was submitted to the city Parliament by Zhuselino Gadelay, on April 14.
Considering the fact that the Armenian Genocide was recorded and recognized by a number of political and public figures and that such crimes are committed against the international community and are blameworthy, the Sao Paulo Parliament expressed its solidarity with the Armenia people. It applied to the Brazilian President for making necessary steps jointly with the National Congress to recognize the Armenian Genocide at the federal level.
The resolution was adopted unanimously. Moreover, 43 of 51 parliamentarians put their signatures to the document as co-authors. On October 20, 2005, Roberto Tripoly presented the document to the RA Consul General to Sao Paulo Ashot Yeghiazaryan.