TURKISH CANDIDATE DEFEATED ARMENIAN IN TWO-HORSE RACE IN HAMBURG

news.am
Jan 12 2011
Armenia

Three Turkish candidates participated in the parliamentary elections
in Hamburg, Germany.

A leftist Mehmed Yildiz was opponent to the representative of the
Armenian community of Hamburg, a member of the same party Toros Saryan.

During the inner-party discussions Saryan asked Yildiz about his
position on the Armenian Genocide. Yildiz stressed in 1915 Turkey
committed a crime against the Armenians and perpetrated a genocide,
Turkish Sabah newspaper reports.

Yildiz was elected to represent the party due to this bold statement.




From: A. Papazian