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‘They burned Jews, now slander us’: Protests in Turkey over German motion on genocide


The Bundestag’s recognition of the genocide of Armenians has sparked a fierce backlash from Turkish officials, while angry Turks rallied in Berlin and Istanbul. Their harsh words contrasted with the prime minister’s assurance the relations won’t suffer.

“They burned Jews in furnaces and now they slander the Turkish people by accusing us of some genocide. Why don’t you look at your own history first,” Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ said, as cited by the Anadolu news agency following the vote.

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