Sarcozy’s statement may affect Turkish-Armenian relations: Turkish FM
Azerbaijan , Baku, Oct. 7 / Trend E.Kosolapova
The statement of French President Nicolas Sarkozy may affect the Turkish-Armenian relations, which are quite vulnerable even now, Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmed Davutoglu said, Anadolu agency reported.
According to Davutoglu, this is in an incorrect statement, which reflects France's internal policy.
Visiting the memorial dedicated to the memory of victims of the so-called 'genocide' in Armenia French President Nicolas Sarkozy said France will take appropriate action unless Turkey recognizes the "Armenian genocide" by the end of 2011.
Earlier, Turkey's European Union Minister Egemen Bagis stressed that French President Nicolas Sarkozy must deal with internal problems of his country, and not act like historians.
Bagis added that Sarkozy's statement is aimed at improving his own ranking.