Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament approved the motion recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
Acting Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag said that the Dutch government would not follow the parliament’s lead. Kaag says the Cabinet will “continue to exercise restraint”.
Acting Minister said that the Dutch cabinet member will be present in Yerevan in April at the commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, NOS reported.
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