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Case of Armenian genocide can be considered in the Hague Tribunal

2010-04-09 10:43

The Hague Tribunal can discuss issue of recognition of Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Empire. It was the conclusion of the meeting of Armenian Minister of Justice Gevork Danielyan and Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Prosecutor of the Tribunal - Armenia Today.


The Prosecutor mentioned that for provision of the legal basis for the issue, the subject of discussion must be the position of the Constitutional Court of Armenia on the trial in Rome. Danielyan, in his turn, mentioned the recognition of the Genocide is need for Turkey itself in the first line.

The fact of the Armenian Genocide is recognized by many countries. The first was Uruguay in 1965, then followed Russia, France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Greece, Cyprus, Lebanon, Canada, Venezuela, Argentina and 42 states of the USA.

Turkey traditionally denies accusations of massacring about 1.5 mln Armenians in WWI years and responds painfully to any criticism of the West in regard of the issue.


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