BAKU: Armenia Changes Its Position On False "Genocide" Issue


Azeri Press Agency
July 21 2008

"We have to prefer not anti-Turk, but pro-Armenian mentality", said
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan at the meeting with Diaspora’s
young representatives, APA quotes Arminfo.

He said enmity shouldn’t take root in the public sense and shouldn’t
turn into dominant mind. "You tell me that Diaspora makes big efforts
for solution to the genocide issue, but such attitude is harmful for
our people first. We need in large sense to find right decisions. Our
main goal shouldn’t be a confrontation with anyone, but improving
welfare of our people. It doesn’t mean that the government doesn’t
desire recognition of genocide. We have to develop our economy and to
think about welfare of our citizens alongside with that". Responding
the question about possibility of economic ties with the countries
which have negative relations with Armenia, Sargsyan reminded about
calls for inadmissibility of any relations with those countries. "There
are such people who don’t wear Turkish jacket or don’t use Turkish
toothpaste. Of course we have to struggle for restoration of historic
justice and our national dignity, but we can’t do that with household

Recently Armenia has sent warm messages to Turkey and insinuates that
it will not insist on international recognition of false "genocide",
the fundamental problem between the two countries.