Latvia to recognize Ukrainian Holodomor as genocide
The Latvian Seym will consider the historical developments in Ukraine
In the nearest future, the Latvian Seym [parliament] will consider a draft declaration on the historical developments in Ukraine, namely, the recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-33 as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian nation.
Latvian Foreign Minister Maris Riekstins claimed this at a meeting with Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada Speaker Arseniy Yatseniuk.
According to the Verkhovna Rada press-service, the Latvian Minister expressed a hope that the Latvian parliament will adopt this declaration.
In his turn, A.Yatseniuk thanked the Latvian diplomat for his country’s support to Ukraine in this important issue.