Erdogan urges 'common sense' over Germany's Armenia genocide bill

AFP , Tuesday 31 May 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Germany to show "common sense" over a resolution recognising the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces as "genocide", local media reported.

Speaking to German Chancellor Angela Merkel by phone ahead of the vote in German parliament, Erdogan said: "We expect common sense from Germany with regard to the resolution," the private NTV television reported.

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