Turkish Prime-Minister: Invented Armenian Genocide An Attempt to Mar Glorious Turkish History
Certain forces will do everything possible to dishonor the glorious history of the Turkish people, and statements on the so-called Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire in 1915 are typical examples of this, Turkish Prime Minister Rejeb Tayib Erdogan told journalists, Trend reports referring to Turkish media sources.
It is not easy to find a nation with such a vast historic heritage. Being the Turkish Prime Minister, I personally proposed to Armenia to establish a joint research commission to study the events of the last years of the Ottoman Empire`s existence, told Mr. Erdogan, and stressed that his Government will do everything possible to support the activity of agencies engaging in the study of Turkish history and language.
Both agencies are one of the key heritages of the period of the establishment of Turkish Republic, said the Turkish Prime-Minister.