President Meets with Students Discusses Genocide Recognition

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Speaking to the students and faculty of the Yerevan State University’s Economics Department on Monday–President Robert Kocharian stated–"The recognition of the Armenian genocide is a top priority for us. No state entity has to date–however–raised the issue of territorial claims."

During his talk–Kocharian told students that future statesmen will determine the legal ramifications stemming from the recognition of the genocide committed against the Ottoman Armenian population–adding that any expectations resulting from such claims should not be too far removed from reality if disappointment is to be avoided.

"We must be steadfast in our pursuit to gain international recognition of the Armenian genocide," Kocharian concluded.

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