Turkish and Azerbaijani diasporas hold protest in Hague

Tue 29 Apr 2014 05:12 GMT | 09:12 Local Time

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Turkish and Azerbaijani diaspora organizations held a protect action outside the House of Representatives of the Dutch parliament against construction of a memorial complex of the so-called ‘Armenian genocide’ in Almelo city, near the Armenian church.

According to the news service for the Azerbaijan State Committee for Work with Diaspora, the action participants who waved the flags of Azerbaijan and Turkey chanted slogans condemning the actions of Armenians.

Head of the Federation of Turkish communities of culture of Holland Arif Yakishir and Azerbaijani-Turkish cultural association Ilhan Ashkin said that the Turkic public organizations call on the municipality and relevant structures of Almelo to demolish the illegally built complex.

The action which recorded no incidents also involved representatives of TOVER, UETD, Federation of Turkic Islamic Cultural Associations and others.




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