YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 8, ARMENPRESS. Armenian member of the Turkish Majlis Garo Paylan has responded to the statement of Ibrahim Kalin, spokesperson of the Turkish President, who condemned the declaration of the French President Emmanuel Macron, according to which April 24 will be marked as “Day of Remembrance for Armenian Genocide’ in France.
ARMENPRESS reports, commenting on the announcement of Macron Ibrahim Kalin said that the Armenian Genocide is a lie and political deception.
“If the Armenian Genocide is a political deception, why does Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan send a condolence letter to the Armenian people for 5 years in a row?” Paylan wrote.
In a second post the Armenian MP said that it’s already 104 years the Armenian people are waiting for justice.
“Turkey has not faced and named the tragedy that the Armenian people were deported and massacred by the state decision”, Paylan wrote, emphasizing that the Turkish president and the Majlis must face the facts and give a name to it.
Edited and translated by Tigran Sirekanyan