Youth in Athens Convey Opposition to Turkey EU Membership

ATHENS (Aztag Daily)–Armenian youth picketed European Union offices in Athens on Wednesday to protest Turkey’s aspirations to join the European Body.

"Turkey’s criminal past casts a shadow on it European dreams," read one of their placards–while another declared–"Recognition of the Armenian genocide is the only way to Turkey’s EU membership."

Organized by the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Youth Organization–the protest drew more than three hundred–including the youngest of ARF youth–the "badanees."

In conveying their message to the EU–the youth presented the head of Athens EU office a statement of protest.

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