Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze discussed with the Minister for Regional Cooperation of the State of Israel the issue of recognition of the Holodomor

Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze at a meeting with the Minister for Regional Cooperation of the State of Israel Tsaki Hanegby discussed the issue of recognition by the State of Israel of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a genocide of the Ukrainian people, the press service of the Government reports.

Ivanna Klimpush-Tsintsadze informed the representatives of the State of Israel that the Government of Ukraine approved the “Plan of measures for 2017-2018, related to the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine.”

“There is practically no Ukrainian family, which were not be affected by this terrible tragedy. Recognition of the Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people is very important for Ukraine. Many countries of the world have already recognized this tragedy as genocide. The Ukrainian side hopes that Israel will recognize the 1932-1933 Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian people, “said the Vice Prime Minister.

 

 She added that Ukraine continues to explore these tragic pages of its history and contributes to the study of this topic and the dissemination of information about it. She talked about the latest book of the famous American writer Anne Apllebaum “Red Famine” and invited the Minister to visit the Holodomor Museum in Kyiv.

We remind that after the visit to the Holodomor Memorial, the Knesset MP Akram Hason introduced a bill to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as a genocide against the Ukrainian people for consideration by the Parliament of the State of Israel.