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Australia=?UTF-8?B?4oCZ?=s NSW Parliament Recognizes the Assyrian and Greek Genocides, reaffirms recognition of the Armenian Genocide

The Parliament of New South Wales, Australia, passed a motion recognizing the Assyrian and Greek Genocides and reaffirming the Armenian Genocide, Asbarez reports.
The motion introduced the The Hon. Rev. Fred Nile was passed unanimously on Wednesday, reported the Armenian National Committee of Australia reports.

The motion reads as follows:Whereas the NSW Parliament passed a motion in 1997 recognising and condemning the Genocide of the Armenians, this House recognises that Assyrians and Greeks were subjected to qualitatively similar genocides by the then Ottoman Government between 1914 — 1923: and

(a) joins the Assyrians, Armenians and Greeks communities of New South Wales in honouring the memory of the innocent men, women and children who fell victim to the first modern genocides;

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