TURKEY Suny: the difficult problem was sidestepped

American Armenian scholar Ronald Grigor Suny, a prominent Soviet historian, attended the commemoration event held in Taksim on April 24. He wrote his observations of the commemoration and assessed the message of US President Trump and Turkish President Erdoğan.
TURKEY Deciphered telegram reveals the genocide

Historian Taner Akçam decpihred the telegram by executive of Teşikilat-ı Mahsusa (Secret Organization) and Commitee of Union and Progress Bahaettin Şakir dated July 4, 1915. The telegram is about coordination of deportation and annihilation of Armenians. The letterhead on the telegram proves that it is indeed original.
TURKEY “We expect an apology, not condolence”

On the occasion of 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, people came together in Taksim and staged a silent sit-in. They commemorated the victims of Armenian genocide with Armenian laments, calling for confrontation.
AGENDA April 24 message from Erdoğan

Turkish President Erdoğan sent a message to the April 24 mass that was held in Feriköy Surp Vartanants Church this morning. In the message, Erdoğan also mentioned patriarchal election.