Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.1
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The government of Switzerland rejected the demand of the country's Armenian community to erect a monument to the so-called Armenian genocide, Turkish Anadolu agency reported on Oct.1.
For the past seven years, Armenians living in Switzerland have demanded erecting a monument to the 'Armenian genocide' in front of the UN Office at Geneva.
Armenia and the Armenian lobby claim that Turkey's predecessor the Ottoman Empire allegedly carried out 'genocide' against the Armenians living in Anatolia in 1915.
While strengthening the efforts to promote the so-called "genocide" in the world, Armenians have achieved its recognition by the parliaments of some countries.
Chairman of the Grand National Assembly (parliament) of Turkey, Cemil Cicek earlier said that Turkey did its best to investigate the events of 1915.
He said Turkey has opened its archives to the world community to investigate the events of 1915.
Edited by CN