Journal of Turkish Weekly, Turkey
Jan 5 2009


Turkish Press
MILLIYET
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RELOCATION IN FIGURES OF TALAT PASA


All details of Talat Pasha's notebook, on which he reported all
changes in Armenian population in all provinces, have come to
daylight.

According to the figures, Armenian population dropped by 972,000
people after the relocation. Death toll is indefinite.

Almost all notes of Talat Pasha, the interior minister in 1915 (the
time of relocation) have appeared in the new book of journalist Murat
Bardakci, "Talat Pasha's Abandoned Records".

The notes include comparative results of Armenian population in 1914
and after relocation in all provinces. According to those notes, the
Armenian population was 1,256,403 in 1914 and the number dropped to
284,157 after relocation.