Turkey to address UNESCO with complaint a France regarding so-called Armenian genocide memorials

Society Materials 24 April 2006 12:42 (UTC +04:00)

Turkey is going to address UNSECO with a complaint at France regarding so-called Armenian genocide memorials, Trend reports with reference to Turkish media.

The ground for the complaint was erection of monuments in memory of so-called Armenian genocide in Paris and Lion. Both the monuments are erected on grounds on the list of worlds cultural heritage by UNSECO.

For instance, Lions monument is located on historical square Antonin-Ponchet that was claimed the part of worlds cultural heritage in 1998.

The message says also Syria has addressed UNESCO accusing Paris of demolishing historical fortress Yejjad.