Ukraine discusses with several faction of the European parliament the possibility to initiate the recognition of Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. First deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Ogryzko stated in an interview.
He has noted that he doesn’t see any problems in adoption of such resolution by the European parliament.
“This is the question of time. Moreover, when we worked on the resolution on Holodomor in the UNESCO, all member of the EU were unanimous to support us,” Ogryzko said.
He has also noted that for today more than 150 People’s deputies from the European parliament are ready to support such resolution. At the same time, according to Ogryzko, the work on Holodomor recognition as genocide of the Ukrainian people in the world is not simple.
“This is not a simple work, because it concerns sensible question – history. And you know that history of many countries is also not simple and there are episodes which can arouse particular problems,” First deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine said.
As earlier reported, the parliaments of 12 countries of the world have recognized Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. On November 1 the resolution on immortalization of Holodomor victims was approve by the UNESCO.
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