Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Postponed Armenian conference set for Sept. 22

A group of Turkish scholars seeking an alternative approach to what they call the official thesis against the so-called Armenian genocide claims have rescheduled their postponed Istanbul conference for Sept. 22-24.

"We're from different backgrounds as well as having different views on the 'genocide' claims," Professor Ayhan Aktar of Marmara University, one of the conference organizers, told TNA in a telephone interview. "I personally don't believe that there was an Armenian 'genocide.' As citizens of Turkey, however, we should look into the issue."

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