Iohannis: Recognition of Armenian people’s tragedy, a necessary signal for eliminating hatred, intolerance, racism, xenophobia

Iohannis: Recognition of Armenian people’s tragedy, a necessary signal for eliminating hatred, intolerance, racism, xenophobia

President Klaus Iohannis on Friday has sent a message on the occasion of the commemoration of 100 years since the Armenians’ historical tragedy, in which he says that the recognition of this tragedy is an important and necessary signal to get rid of hatred, intolerance, racism and xenophobia.

“One century after the tragic events of 1915, I bring a pious homage to the victims of the Armenian people, who resisted over decades the history’s ups and downs and the hardships from the beginning of the last century. Hundreds of thousands of innocent souls have perished then in a terrible crime that overshadowed humanity and compels us today to recognition and reconciliation,” says Iohannis in his message, according to the Presidential Administration. More…