Europe’s Armenia’s Anticipate Massive Protest

BRUSSELS–In an interview with the editorial staff of Asbarez newspaper and Horizon TV–The Chairwoman of Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Europe Hilda Tchoboyan revealed that Armenia’s from France–Sweden–Cyprus–Germany–and many other European countries will gather in Brussels on December 17 to protest Turkey’s bid to join the European Union (EU). A key summit of the European Council is scheduled in Brussels on December 16 and 17 to decide whether the EU opens membership talks with Turkey.

Following the persistence of ANC Europe–a plenary session of the European Parliament will review on December 14 a final report on Turkey that will include matters of Armenian genocide recognition–the rights of Turkey’s Armenian minority–and protection of Armenian historical monumen’s in Turkey.

Tchoboyan specifically appealed to Armenian Americans to continue their efforts of advancing genocide recognition in the US–stressing that the matter is humanitarian in nature because is seeks recognition of a crime against humanity.


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