The Parliament of Iceland on Thursday unanimously recognized the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people, according to the European Pravda.
As mbl.is reports, the resolution was unanimously supported by all 48 MPs from all the parliamentary groups present at the meeting.
Having supported the resolution today, Iceland joins the group of countries which declared that the Holodomor was genocide of Ukrainians. The group includes the United States, Germany, Ireland, and Canada.
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy thanked Iceland for the adopted resolution.
“Grateful to Iceland for recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people, for honoring the memory of millions of Ukrainians killed by the Moscow regime. It is a clear signal that such crimes do not go unpunished and do not have a statute of limitations,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on Twitter.
On March 10, the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Belgian Parliament, recognized the Holodomor as genocide against the Ukrainian people.
On 15 December, the European Parliament recognized the Holodomor as genocide.