No: 113, 24 April 2019, Press Release Regarding The Statement By The U.s. President Donald Trump On The Events Of 1915

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 24.04.2019

We reject U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement dated 24 April 2019 with regard to the events of 1915.

This statement, based on the subjective narrative fictionalized by Armenians, is of no worth. Distortion of history for domestic political considerations can never be accepted.

We remind pains of more than 500 thousand Muslims slaughtered by Armenian rebels in the same period and invite President Trump to be fair.

Turkey is still behind its proposal to establish a Joint Historical Commission to shed light on all aspects of the events that took place 104 years ago.

Radical Armenians, who want to ensure their responsibilities in the events of 1915 are overlooked, do not show the courage to respond positively to this proposal.

On this occasion, we commemorate with respect Muslims, Christians, Jews, and all other Ottoman communities who lost their lives during the collapse of the Ottoman Empire.

Sunday - Thursday

09:00 - 17:00

Consulate Section: 09:-12:00 (Applicaton hand over) / 14:30-16:30 (Applicaton take over)
1/1/2020 New Year
1/7/2020 Eastern Christmas
1/25/2020 Tahrir Revolution Day / Police Day
4/19/2020 Coptic Easter
4/20/2020 Sham El Nessim Feast
4/25/2020 Sinai Liberation Day
5/1/2020 Labor Day
5/24/2020 5/26/2020 Eid Al Fitr
7/23/2020 23 July Revolution Day / Egyptian National Day
7/30/2020 Arafa Day
7/31/2020 8/3/2020 Eid Al Edha
8/20/2020 Hijri Year Beginning
10/6/2020 Armed Forces Day
10/29/2020 Prophet's Birthday
10/29/2020 Turkish Republic Day