Armenia should hear call of Turkey – Gul
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 27
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Armenia should hear the call of Turkey to establish a joint commission to study the 1915 events, former Turkish President Abdullah Gul said in an interview with an Arab newspaper Al-Sharq.
Gul said historians of Russia and the United States can also take part in a joint commission that will investigate the events of 1915.
"The events of 1915 affected not only Armenians, but all the people who lived in the Ottoman Empire," said Gul.
He went on to add that there was no "Armenian genocide" in the history of Turkey.
Turkish authorities have repeatedly called on Yerevan to create a joint commission to investigate the events of 1915.
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. Turkey in turn has always denied "the genocide" took place. While strengthening the efforts to promote the "genocide" in the world, Armenians have achieved its recognition by the parliaments of some countries.
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