Zelensky urges Israel to admit Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainian people

Source : 112 Ukraine

Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu stays in Ukraine with the working visit now
16:15, 19 August 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky urged Israel to admit Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians. He appealed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is in Kyiv with the working visit now. The meeting was broadcasted by 112 TV channel.

“I appealed to Israeli side with the urge to admit Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people,” Zelensky said.

The President noted that Netanyahu and he will be participating in the ceremony to commemorate victims deceased in Babyn Yar.

“Today we are together with Prime Minister Mr. Netanyahu are going to visit Babyn Yar to commemorate the victims of the mass shootings in Babyn Yar and of Holocaust. All these terrible moments of our common history should unite us with the hope for bright future and impossibility to repeat such tragedies,” added the state leader.

We recall that this is the first visit of the Prime Minister to Israel for the last 20 years. It is known that Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to come back to Israel on August 19. 

Related: Sara Netanyahu kicks up a row during flight to Kyiv

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