Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy, during the meeting with the President of the Norwegian Storting (Parliament) Olemiс Thommessen, called on Oslo to recognize the Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian people. The speaker of the Ukrainian parliament said this on his Twitter page.
"I called on the President of the Storting, Olemic Thommessen and the Norwegian parliament recognize the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people," he said.
Parubiy said that today, on May 9, he, along with representatives of the factions of the Verkhovna Rada, visited the Norwegian parliament, where he met with Thommessen. In particular, the leader of Narodnyi Front faction Maxym Burbak and the leader of the Samopomich faction Oleh Berezyuk are present on the photo published by the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
As noted by Parubiy, during the meeting the delegation of Ukrainian parliament also congratulated its Norwegian colleagues on the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.