The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, used the phrase ‘genocide’ for the 1915 events.
Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reacted sharply to Biden’s so-called ‘genocide’ statement.
Çavuşoğlu used the following statements: “Words cannot change or rewrite history.” We cannot learn from anyone about our history. Political opportunism is the greatest betrayal of peace and justice. We totally reject this explanation, whose sole basis is populism.
“Words cannot change or rewrite history.”
We cannot learn about our history from anyone. Political opportunism is the greatest betrayal of peace and justice. We totally reject this statement, whose sole basis is populism. # 1915Events
– Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (@MevlutCavusoglu) April 24, 2021
AK Party Deputy Chairman Numan Kurtulmuş also made the following statement on the subject:
“Historical facts cannot be changed by lies for the sake of political expectations. In our glorious history, there was no Armenian genocide and it never happened! Those who put forward this lie, which is not based on any concrete data and knowledge, and those who accept it are the blacks of history.
In order to ingratiate themselves to Armenian lobby in Turkey this slander atanlara, Armenian terrorist organization in the United States to attack our ASALA diplomats are reminded that Los Angeles Consul General Mehmet Baydar started by Shaheed in 1973.
We have never accepted the Armenian Genocide in Turkey nonsense! Our beloved nation will continue to disrupt the dirty tricks of those who do not want to confront the history and try to intervene in the truth through political reckoning and reveal the facts as always.
Historical facts cannot be replaced by lies for the sake of political expectations. In our glorious history, there is no Armenian genocide and it never happened! Those who put forward this lie, which is not based on any concrete data and knowledge, and those who accept it are the disgraceful faces of history. / p>
– Numan KURTULMUŞ (@NumanKurtulmus) April 24, 2021
Vedat Bilgin, Minister of Labor and Social Security, made the following statement on the subject:
“The history of the Turkish nation is such a clean history that nobody can tarnish it. The effort of those whose history consists of colonialism, massacre, racism and discrimination to reflect their disgraceful history to our nation, which has established a civilization of benevolence and tolerance, is futile.”
Trade Minister Mehmet Mus response was quoted the following statement: “The United States relating to the Chairman of the 1915 ‘genocide’ We condemn the use of the phrase. Genocide allegations, the saint is a great slander our nation eateries. US president, the date these statements incompatible with the real Turkey-US is an attempt to harm their relationship. “