Armenian President: ‘Turkish govt didn’t commit genocide, but take responsibility for it with denials’

April 23, 2015 7:06 PM

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Turkey should no longer cover for the atrocities committed by the Ottoman Empire, and recognize the Armenian genocide, Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the start of the mass killings.

“We want the modern Turkish authorities to shed the burden of the actions of the Ottoman Empire,” Sargsyan told RT doing a sit-down interview in capital Yerevan. “The modern authorities did not commit the genocide, but when they try to justify it, they take responsibility for it.”

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