Israel will not recognize the Holodomor in Ukraine as genocide – Minister

Israel’s Parliament is not likely to take a declarative decision on the recognition of the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people. This was stated by the Minister of environmental protection of Israel, the head of the intergovernmental Commission for the development of international relations between Ukraine and Israel Zeev Elkin.


  • In the Senate in Washington passed a resolution on the Holodomor in Ukraine

According to the Minister, in Israel, questions related to the interpretation of historical events, as a rule, are not submitted to a political decision, as it does not correspond to the parliamentary tradition of Israel.

“Israel’s Parliament, believes that the past should be resolved not by politicians but by professionals as part of professional discourse. So I don’t think it would take some declarative solution for the famine is heavy tragic pages in the history of certain peoples,” – said Elkin.


  • Portuguese Parliament recognized the Holodomor as genocide of the Ukrainian people

In Ukraine, the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide of the Ukrainian people, organized by the leadership of the CPSU(b) and the government of the USSR in 1932-1933 by creating artificial mass starvation that led to millions of human casualties in rural areas on the territory of the Ukrainian SSR and the Kuban region, the vast majority of the population were Ukrainians.

The Holodomor in Ukraine of 1932-1933 officially recognized as genocide of the Ukrainian people the following countries: Australia, Georgia, Ecuador, Estonia, Canada, Colombia, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, and Hungary. Some States have condemned the Holodomor as an act of destruction of mankind in a formal appeal, it is the countries of: Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Vatican, Spain, Italy, Slovakia, USA, Czech Republic, Chile.