According to the report, the declaration was supported by all parliamentary parties except for the left – 67 votes in favor and 8 against. The leader of the parliamentary group of social democrats, Jani Prednik, stated that Holodomor was one of the greatest humanitarian catastrophes and crimes against humanity in the 20th century.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy expressed his gratitude on Twitter: “Grateful to the Slovenian parliamentarians for adopting a declaration honoring the memory of millions of victims of the Holodomor genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933.”
“The international coalition of countries committed to historical justice continues to grow. Together – towards truth and responsibility!” the president added.