Swedish Government will not ratify the resolution on "Armenian genocide" adopted by the Parliament - PM
Azerbaijan, Baku, 14 March / Trend , A.Akhundov /
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt expressed to Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan his regret at the resolution on the so-called "Armenian genocide" adopted in the Parliament, CNN Turk TV channel reports citing the press service of the Turkish PM.
"As the government we will not ratify this resolution", said Reinfeldt during a telephone conversation with Erdogan on Saturday evening.
According to him, the Swedish government will do everything necessary to ensure that "this groundless document adopted by a margin of one vote" will not adversely affect the relations with Turkey.
In turn, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he expects compensating steps from Swedish government.
A week after the adoption of the resolution on "Armenian genocide" by the U.S. Congress's committee, the Swedish parliament by a margin of one vote, approved the document that recognizes the so-called "genocide."