The Senate of the Czech Republic adopted a Resolution condemning the crimes of the Nazis against humanity and the Armenian Genocide in 1915 in the Ottoman Empire.
At the same time, the Senate pointed out the inadmissibility of killing people on national or religious grounds anywhere in the world.
The Resolution was adopted in connection with the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II at the proposal of the deputy chairman of the Senate Milan Štěch from the Social Democratic Party.
The proposal of TOR-09 Vice President Thomas Chernin to condemn the communist repressions in the former USSR countries was also not supported. These additions, according to Milan Stiech, did not correspond to the concept of the resolution. Also, the proposal of the TOR-09 deputy chairman Tomas Chernin to condemn communist repressions in the countries of the former USSR was not supported. These additions, according to Milan Štěch, did not meet the concept of the Resolution.
The Czech Republic officially condemns the crime of the Armenian Genocide committed by Turkey for the third time. Previously, it was done in 2015 and 2017.