Group of Turkish scientists resisting denial of Armenian Genocide: Susan Kalayci
YEREVAN, APRIL 21, ARMENPRESS. In Turkey there is a negative attitude towards the fact of the Armenian Genocide, but there is also a group of historians, scientists who opposes this approach. As reports "Armenpress", on April 21, this was said in an interview with the journalists by the participant of the International Conference on "The Caucasian front of the First World War, Genocide, Refugees and Humanitarian aid” , hold at the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, the Turkish historian Susan Kalayjin. "We used to oppose those approaches, and if in 2005 in Istanbul the conference was first held behind closed doors, the second conference was held in Istanbul with the participation of 350 people. And every time applauses were heard after the speeches, which were dedicated to the Genocide" - said Kalayci answering the question of the journalist.
The conference on "The Caucasian Front of the First World War, Genocide, Refugees and Humanitarian Aid” held in the newly opened conference hall of the Armenian Genocide Museum – Institute has united leading experts from Russia, Italy, Canada, France, Norway, Hungary, USA, Turkey. Within the framework of the two-day conference a reflection will be made on the recruitment of the Armenians during the First World War in the Ottoman Empire: their disarmament, the genocide of the Armenian people by the government of the Young Turks.