The Chairman of the Milli Majlis [Azerbaijani Parliament] condemned the draft law envisaging punishment for the denial of the so-called Armenian Genocide adopted on 12 October 2006. The speaker made the statement at a plenary sitting of parliament on 13 October, Trend reports.
Asadov noted that the adoption of the draft law contradicts democracy and human rights. He underlined the role of Armenians residing in France in the approval of the Bill.
The Parliament made a resolution to establish a commission under the chairmanship of Vice Speaker Bahar Muradova to develop the second written appeal to the French parliament on behalf of Milli Majlis.