Wednesday, December 21, 2011

France warned over genocide Bill

[ via Irish Times ] 21 Dec

Turkish president Abdullah Gul called on France Tuesday to drop a parliamentary Bill making it illegal to deny the 1915 mass killing of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey was genocide.

Tension has risen between Paris and Ankara in the last week over a draft law put forward by a member of President Nicolas Sarkozy’s party to be debated in parliament tomorrow.

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