Turkish historian again denies Armenian genocide

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Turkish Historian Prof. Dr. Yusuf Halacoglu stressed that Ottomans did not commit a genocide against Armenian people and said, "If there were such a project, the 2,5 million Greek people in Anatolia would not stay alive", APA reports quoting turkishny.com web-page.

Speaking at a conference entitled "So Called Armenian genocide and Displacement" [in Baku], former director of Turkish Historical Society, Yusuf Halacoglu refuted Armenian claims regarding to 1915 incidents. Informing the audience over the conditions and situation of the period, Halacoglu said that Armenians were displaced because of the rebellions they launched....

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