YEREVAN — Turkish publisher and activist Ragib Zarakolu, who is in Yerevan these days, once again reiterated the need for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide by Turkey.
At a meeting with the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party (SDHP) representatives Vazgen Mesropyan, Dmitri Martirosyan and Gagik Melikyan, Zarakolu said it is now time to speak with official Ankara with the language of claims.
“What belongs to the Armenians must be returned to the Armenians,” he said, adding that the Turkish state was founded on the lands of the Armenians and Greeks.
Hunchakian Party representatives thanked Zarakolu for speaking out in Turkey about the fact of the Armenian Genocide throughout so many years and expressed their readiness to cooperate.
Ragip Zarakolu also met with the Hunchakian Party “Sarkis Tkhruni” Youth Student Union representatives.