Russian Duma Member: Turkey Obliged to Acknowledge Armenian Genocide

PanARMENIAN.Net - The resolution of the Armenian Genocide problem lies in its acknowledgement by Turkey, President of the International League of Human Dignity and Security Protection, Russian State Duma member, General Valentin Varennikov said Monday in Yerevan. "I fully agree with the statement Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II made during his visit to Turkey. Turkey is simply obliged to acknowledge the fact of Genocide, since there cannot be any other position on the issue," he said, reports newsarmenia.ru. When in Istanbul June 20-27 head of the Armenian Apostolic Church Garegin II stated that the Armenian Genocide must be recognized by Turkey and pointed out to irrelevance of formation of committee of historians for the investigation of the fact of Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
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