No new French Armenian genocide law before June



There will be no new French law on Turkey’s alleged genocide of Armenians until after France’s presidential election, President Nicolas Sarkozy’s party announced Wednesday. France’s Armenian lobby group has demanded that candidates promise to redraft the bill after it was declared unconstitutional.

No sooner had the Constitutional Council declared that the bill contradicted the legal right to free speech, than Sarkozy vowed to produce a new draft.



Categories: France, Turkey

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