Genocide 100PoliticsTop

PACE urges Turkey to recognize Armenian Genocide

Sputnik – Turkey should recognize the Armenian genocide and accept historical facts, chairman of Parliament Assembly of the Council of Europe’s (PACE) monitoring committee Stefan Schennach told SNA Radio Friday.

“Turkish government should accept the fact that the world has accepted long ago – it was the first genocide of the 20th century,” Schennach said, adding that the mass killings of Armenians had been proven by historical facts.

Schennach said that Austria recognized its wartime crimes during the Third Reich period. The parliamentarian added that Turkey must acknowledge the Ottoman Empire’s wartime atrocities.

Show More
Back to top button