Council rejects France's Armenian 'genocide' bill
From online dispatchesTurkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu welcomed a decision by the Constitutional Council of France which said a bill that criminalizes the denial of the Armenian “genocide” of 1915 was in violation of the French Constitution.
Davutoğlu said the decision set a precedent for other possible attempts of similar "exploitations."
Davutoğlu thanked "all who contributed to carry the bill to the Constitutional Council" in a press statement today.
A bill that criminalizes the denial of the Armenian “genocide” of 1915 was found to be in violation of the French Constitution, according to a decision from the Constitutional Council of France.