Turkey - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (06.02.19)


Q : Did Turkey respond to France after President Macron’s decision to establish a day to commemorate the Armenian genocide?

A : In establishing this day of commemoration, the President is fulfilling his well-known pledge to honor French citizens of Armenian descent.

We have had several opportunities to exchange views with the Turkish authorities on this issue. They have been informed of our positions just as we have been informed of theirs.