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America and the Armenian Genocide of 1915

France National Assembly Law

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May 28, 1998

Adopted Text no. 140

"Small law"

National Assembly

October 4, 1958 Constitution
Eleventh Legislature
Ordinary Session of 1997-1998

May 29, 1998

Law Proposal

Adopted in first reading by the National Assembly relating to recognition of the Armenian genocide of 1915.

The National Assembly adopted the law proposal, the content of which follows:

See numbers: 895 and 925.

Human rights and civil liberties.

Single Article

France publicly recognizes the Armenian genocide of 1915. Publicly deliberated, in Paris, on May 29, 1998.

The President,
Signed: Laurent Fabius.

Read the official record of the debate on the law in the French National Assembly. The documents are available in PDF format.


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