June 2, 2016

German parliament acknowledges Armenian genocide amid intense Turkish pressure

The German parliament has withstood a barrage of pressure from the Turkish government, approving a symbolic resolution that declares the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces a ‘genocide’.

The vote was almost unanimous in supporting the resolution with just one MP voting against and another abstaining. Read more.


German parliament approves resolution on ‘Armenian genocide’ - Hürriyet
German Bundestag passes resolution calling Ottoman-era Armenian killings 'genocide' - DW

Germany: Turks protest one-sided Armenian motion - AA

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