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    • Jean-Paul DOGUET
    • 26.08.07 | 20:24 (IDT)

    Passing bills and resolutions condemning Turkey for genocide (Which is debatable) will push Turkey further into radical religious path" This argument is fake and ridiculous. Turkish blindness toward its past is by no means monopoly of religious, and there is no link between aknowledgement of Armenian genocide and the progress of the AKP. I think Peres position is opportunist and truly cynical. I can however understand it politically. Israel is in a weak position toward Turkey, unlike the EU countries and the USA. But what will he do when American congress aknowledges the genocide? He will look ridiculous. I think a president (unlike a PM) a moral stand. He doesn't behave like a president but like a horsetrader.

    from the article: Peres to Turks: Our stance on Armenian issue hasn't changed
    First published 00:00 26.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.08.07
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