Turkey releases provocative statement calling Pontic Genocide “imaginary”

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The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a highly provocative press release against Greek politicians who made statements related to the occasion of the anniversary of the internationally recognised Genocide of the Pontic Greeks on May 19, 1919 by the predecessor to the modern Turkish state.

The statement dubbed Greek politicians as “radical groups”, while calling the “claims” of the killing of 300,000 Pontic Greeks “imaginary” that “distorted historical facts”.The press release implied that the statements by Greek politicians were organised and...


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Turkey releases provocative statement calling Pontic Genocide “imaginary”


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