ANKARA: Israel Turns Back Armenian Genocide Motion


Turkish Press
March 15 2007

In Israel’s Parliament Knesset yesterday, a resolution on the so-called
Armenian genocide was turned back by a vote of 16-12. Prime Minister
Ehud Olmert, Parliament Speaker Dalia Itzik and Foreign Minister
Tzipi Livni reportedly pressured on the deputies to reject the
motion. In addition, Turkey’s Ambassador to Tel Aviv Namik Tan also
worked against the resolution, warning deputies that should it come
to a vote, it would damage Turkish-Israeli relations. The resolution
proposed that Israel recognize April 24 as the commemoration day of
the so-called Armenian genocide.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress

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“I should like to see any power of the world destroy this race, this small tribe of unimportant people, whose wars have all been fought and lost, whose structures have crumbled, literature is unread, music is unheard, and prayers are no more answered. Go ahead, destroy Armenia . See if you can do it. Send them into the desert without bread or water. Burn their homes and churches. Then see if they will not laugh, sing and pray again. For when two of them meet anywhere in the world, see if they will not create a New Armenia.” - WS