Another US state recognizes Holodomor as genocide of Ukrainians
Ukraine's Ambassador to the US, Oksana Markarova, says that Iowa has become the 33rd state to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people
Markarova wrote about this on Facebook.
"The state of Iowa issued a proclamation on the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor and became the 33rd state of the United States and the eighth state of the Ukrainian consular district in Chicago to recognize the Holodomor of 1932-33 as genocide of the Ukrainian people and proclaimed November as the month of remembrance of the Ukrainian Holodomor-genocide in Ukraine," she said.
The ambassador thanked Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds for her solidarity with Ukraine, Consul General of Ukraine in Chicago Serhiy Koledov and the Ukrainian community for their work in commemorating the victims of the Holodomor.
In addition, Makarova invited everyone to join the ceremony commemorating the Holodomor victims. It will be held on November 25 at 4:30 p.m. at the Holodomor Victims Memorial in Washington, DC.
- Earlier in October, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people.
- Countries and organizations that have recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people include: Italy, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, the United Kingdom, Slovenia, France, Australia, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Estonia, Ireland, Italy, Georgia, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, the United States, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Iceland, Croatia, Slovakia, Wales, the European Parliament, and the Baltic Assembly.