Posted by Rafiq A. Tschannen
Armenia on Tuesday invited Turkey’s leader to events next year marking the 100th anniversary of World War I-era massacres that Armenians say amounted to genocide, despite Ankara’s fierce rejection of the term.
Relations between the two countries have long been soured by disputes over the massacres, in which Armenians say up to 1.5 million people were killed in what is now Turkey as the Ottoman Empire was falling apart.
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(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)