Turkish FM criticizes Macron’s decision regarding so-called "Armenian genocide"

Thu 11 Apr 2019 11:09 GMT | 15:09 Local Time

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Having signed a decree declaring April 24 the day of memory of the so-called "Armenian genocide", French President Emmanuel Macron has grossly violated international law, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tweeted, Trend reports.

He said that before making such a decision, Macron should have turned to the dark moments of the history of his own country.

On April 10, French President Emmanuel Macron signed a decree declaring April 24 as the national day of memory of the so-called "Armenian genocide".

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.

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