Turkey condemns burning of Turkish flag in Greece
ANKARATurkey has strongly condemned the burning of the Turkish flag during demonstrations that took place on April 24 in Athens regarding the anniversary of the 1915 events.
“Following the heinous act in question, our embassy in Athens took the necessary initiative with Greek authorities and demanded the immediate arrest of the perpetrators,” the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement late April 25.
“This act has been committed against our flag that represents the independence and sacred values of the Turkish nation. We demand that the perpetrators be brought to justice as soon as possible,” it added.