PM Erdoğan stresses 'shared pain' in statement on Armenian issue
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has highlighted the "shared pain" endured during the 1915 events in a historic statement April 23 on the Armenian issue, expressing condolences on behalf of the Turkish state to the grandchildren of Armenians who lost their lives "in the context of the early twentieth century."
In a first-of-its-kind statement released by the Prime Minister's Office, Erdoğan said April 24 carries "particular significance for our Armenian citizens and for all Armenians around the world."
The statement has been issued in eight languages other than Turkish, including Eastern and Western Armenian.
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