Taking a Stand: the Decision of Genocide Committed Against Ukraine!
The Czech Senate has passed a resolution describing the crimes committed by the Russian army in Ukraine as genocide.
The Czech Senate, on the recommendation of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security, approved the resolution describing the crimes committed by the Russian army in Ukraine as genocide. The decision was shared on social media by Committee Chairman Pavel Fischer.
In the resolution approved by the Senate, “The Senate of Czech Republic declares that Russia has committed ethnically motivated crimes against humanity such as mass executions in Ukraine, desecration of the dead, torture, rape, physical and mental violence and crimes against children, deportation of the Ukrainian people and condemns the genocide committed against the people of Ukraine.”
The resolution also emphasized the need to supply Ukraine with more weapons and to be granted candidate status for European Union (EU) membership.
Perebyjnis, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Prague, expresses his gratitude to the Czech Republic.
Ukraine’s Ambassador to Prague, Jevhen Perebyjnis, said in a statement: “The Czech Senate has recognized the crimes committed by the Russian army in Ukraine as the genocide of the Ukrainian people. The adopted resolution also supports Czechia’s continued supply of weapons to Ukraine and Ukraine’s candidate status for EU membership. Thank you.”
Russia, according to President Milos Zeman, committed a massacre of citizens.
Czech President Milos Zeman said earlier, “What Russia did in Ukraine is the killing of the people who resisted the genocide. It is the massacre of civilians. In addition, if the war continues, the support of the Czech Republic will continue to increase.”
Lithuania declared Russia a terrorist state yesterday
The Lithuanian parliament, in its session yesterday, recognized Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as “genocide” and declared Russia a terrorist state. Russia reacted to the decision, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova said in a statement that the Lithuanian parliament’s decision to recognize Russia as a “state that supports and implements terrorism” was “exactly a provocation and extremism.”
On the other hand, the Ukrainian parliament, with its decision on April 14, described the actions of the Russian army in Ukraine as genocide, and adopted a resolution calling on the world’s parliaments, governments and organizations to recognize the genocide.