Reps of Turkish, Azeri Diasporas rally in defense to Ankara's position on so-called Armenian genocide'

Society Materials 24 April 2006 11:32 (UTC +04:00)

Representatives of the Turkish and Azerbaijani Diasporas of the United States held a rally in Washington in defense to Ankaras position on the Armenian genocide in Osman Empire, Trend reports citing the Turkish media. Over 250 people participated in the rally staged in front of the Turkish embassy.

Participants in the action held flags of Turkey and Azerbaijan, scanning Go away from Turkey, Enough Armenian lies, etc.

Meanwhile, the Turkish embassy in the United States set up consultations with members of the US Senate with respect to remove from agenda three documents on the so-called Armenian genocide of 1915. A resolution by the speaker of the senate is required to remove any issue from the agenda.

One of the similar documents had been submitted former US President Bill Clinton, who is refused to ratify it.

The Turkish authorities on behalf of Prime Minister Erdogan had sounded a proposal on the necessity of study of the events developing upon the collapse of the Osman Empire by the Armenian-Turkish scientific commission, whilst Yerevan came out against it.