Turkish Parliament Rejected Garo Paylan’s Armenian Genocide Recognition Bill

The Turkish parliament leadership  has rejected the bill submitted by lawmaker of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Garo Paylan which called on to recognize the Armenian Genocide, ”Armenpress” reports, referring to Agos.

The rejection signed by Speaker of the parliament Ismail Kahraman says Paylan’s bill and statements “insult the country, the national dignity and oppose the history”.

The Speaker rejected the bill of ethnic Armenian lawmaker sending it back aimed at “making necessary corrections”.