Turkish Historical Society to raise claim against Armenians for 1914-1923 genocide





Turkish Historical Society is going to raise claim on the Khojaly genocide against Armenians in international courts, APA reports. The head of the society Yusif Halacoglu publicized the decisions made in the meeting of Coordination Organization on Armenian Issue...

The investigation of Turkish and Azerbaijani history and Armenian problem was discussed at the meeting. Noting that large-scale investigation based on documents will be carried out, Yusif Halacoglu said they will raise claim on the Khojaly genocide against Armenians in international courts.

The society said that special investigations will be carried out with regard to the Khojaly genocide and Turkish diplomats killed by Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) and the events happened in 1914-1923.

The Coordination Organization on Armenian Issue will investigate the genocides against Turks in Baku, Nakhchivan, Anadolu, Armenia and Yerevan. The society is going to make feature and documetary films about the Khojaly genocide.


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John R. Maass - 2/28/2007

What exactly do they mean by "raise claim"?