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Turkey Condemns Dutch Parliament Recognition of 1915 Armenian Massacre As Genocide

Turkey's foreign ministry on Thursday condemned the Dutch parliament's approval of a motion recognizing as genocide the massacre of as many as 1.5 million Armenians in 1915.

The ministry said in a written statement that the decision was not legally binding or valid, and noted that the Dutch government had said it would not become the official policy of the Netherlands.