NEW NOVEL BY ORHAN PAMUK PRESENTED IN MOSCOW

PanARMENIAN.Net
30.08.2009 20:42 GMT+04:00

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ On August 27-30, renowned Turkish writer and Noble
Prize laureate Orhan Pamuk visited Moscow to present his new novel
entitled "Museum of Innocence".

The visit was organized under the aegis of Turkish Embassy in Russia
and Turkish General Consulate in St. Petersbutrg. Within presentation
frameworks, the Institute of Asian and African countries organized
a press conference and a lecture

Orhan Pamuik currently resides in Germany where he found a shelter
after nationalists' threats and the assassination of Armenian-Turkish
"Agos" newspaper's Editor-in-Chief Hrant Dink. In a 2006 interview
with a Swiss newspaper, Pamuk used the word Genocide to characterize
the slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians and 30 thousand Kurds in Turkey.