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Turkish Armenians Blast Defense Minister’s Comments

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources)–A group of more than 40 Turkish-Armenia’s, in an open letter to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have voiced their grievances about remarks from Turkish Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul that defended the deportation of Greeks and Armenia’s from Anatolia at the beginning of the last century, describing his commen’s as "praising ethnic cleansing