Turkey expects ECHR to stick to earlier ruling over Swiss appeal on ‘genocide’ case

Turkey has said it is confident that the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights will stick to the court’s earlier decision ruled that punishing denials of “the Armenian genocide” constitute a violation of freedom of expression. The statement came following the court’s acceptance of Switzerland’s request for the referral of the judgment […]

Turkish parliament speaker: Armenia hostage of its own lobby

Armenia is a hostage of its own lobby, Turkish Hurriyet newspaper quoted the country’s parliament speaker Cemil Cicek as saying on June 2. He underscored that Turkey has several times attempted to restore its relations with Armenia, but to no avail. “Previously, Turkey’s president and foreign minister visited Armenia in order to restore relations between […]