A monument in memory of the victims of Armenian and Assyrian Genocides by the Ottoman Empire will be erected in Vasteras city in central Sweden, Ermenihaber reported.
Memorial to victims of Armenian and Assyrian Genocides to be erected in Sweden
STEPANAKERT, MARCH 18, ARTSAKHPRESS: According to the source, the suggestion submitted by the Christian-Democratic party had been continuously delayed by the local Mayor’s Office given the constitutional restrictions of Sweden prohibiting the City council’s to adopt decision on foreign policy matters, Panorama.am reports.
To address the matter, the fractions at the city council have gave a press conference informing that the monument will be placed only on private property, considering the constitutional restrictions.
The local church has been among the first to respond to the initiative and suggesting its land where the monument will be erected.