French President met Dink’s widow during Turkey visit

French President François Hollande met with Rakel Dink, the widow of slain Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, at the French Place in Istanbul’s Beyoglu district, as part of his two-day official visit to Turkey.

The meeting was held behind closed doors. After the half an hour meeting Orhan Dink made a brief statement to reporters, stressing that the meeting was personal and not of interest for the public.

Asked whether the Armenian Genocide issue was discussed, he said “no.”

IN turn, Rakel dink said: “We did not talk about anything you do not know.”

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