Turkey investigates question of studying Armenian genocide in schools in France
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug 28 /Trend A.Taghiyeva/
The Turkish Foreign Ministry is investigating the issue of introducing section about the fictional "Armenian genocide" in high school history textbooks by the French Ministry of Education, the Hurriyet newspaper reported.
Turkish Ambassador to France Tahsin Burdzhuoglu said the embassy is currently studying French school history and geography textbooks and will prepare a detailed report that will be submitted to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Armenia and the Armenian lobby claim that the predecessor of the Turkey - the Ottoman Empire had committed the 1915 genocide against the Armenians living in Anatolia and achieved recognition of the "Armenian Genocide" by the parliaments of several countries.