You try to hide behind terms like "qualitative difference" and how 1.5 million Armenians were massacred, but whether to stop cecession or not, the Turkish goal was clear - genocide. As someone of Jewish descent, I find it deplorable that other Jews would try to couch behind terms like "qualitative difference" to deny the obvious. The goal here of course is to keep the Holocaust in the limelight. Admitting the Armenian genocide doesn't diminish the ghastliness of the Holocaust in any way. Peres's position is obvious, for realpolitik and geopolitical terms.
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from the article: Peres to Turks: Our stance on Armenian issue hasn't changed