Azerbaijanis Protest Turkey City Mayor For Condemning Armenian Genoc

AZERBAIJANIS PROTEST TURKEY CITY MAYOR FOR CONDEMNING ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

May 01, 2014 | 10:10

Serdar Unsal, who heads the Azerbaijan Home association inIgdir,
Turkey, has protested the city mayor’s statement in connection with
April 24.

Unsal said that Igdir Mayor Saziye Onder issued a statement, by way
of the media, and condemned the Armenian Genocide in Turkey.

The Azerbaijani activist stressed that making such a statement in
Igdir pursues other objectives, and claimed that the Armenians had
committed genocide against the Turks in Igdir.

Igdir’s Kurdish Mayor Saziye Onder had released a statement on the
99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, condemned the latter,
and stressed that the Turkish authorities’ anti-Armenian policy also
continued after the establishment of the Republic of Turkey.

The mayor of Igdir had noted that not only were the Armenians
slaughtered en masse during the Genocide, but their schools, churches
and cemeteries were destroyed, and the Armenian’s belongings were
plundered.

News from Armenia – NEWS.am

From: A. Papazian

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