"Russia should better know what genocide is like and what legal aspects it has." has been told in a statement of Turkey’s Foreign Ministry commenting on the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin calling the 1915 events in the Ottoman Empire "genocide", SIA informs.
"Despite our warnings and appeals, Russian President Vladimir Putin evaluated the events of 1915 as genocide," the statement says. "We do not accept it and condemn it. Such political statements that are a direct violation of law can have no legal effect".