Ambassador to Ankara Christer Asp was summoned to Turkey's Foreign Ministry after approving a document on the so-called "Armenian Genocide" by one vote. Turkish ANADOLU News Agency reported.
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs adopted the resolution recognizing the so-called "Armenian genocide" by 23 votes in favor and 22 against at a meeting on March 4. The Committee on Foreign Relations of the Swedish Parliament recognized the so-called "Armenian genocide" March 11.
Ankara recalled its ambassadors to these countries to protest resolutions on the so-called "Armenian genocide" adopted by the U.S. Congress and Swedish Parliament.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, while commenting the issue, said that the adoption of the resolution on the so-called "Armenian genocide" will be a serious blow to the steps towards the normalization of Turkish-Armenian relations.
According to Foreign Minister, historical events must not be politicized.