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France’s Armenian community formed as consequence of Genocide – ambassador

12:53, 24.04.2012 Region: World News, Armenia, Diaspora, Turkey Theme: Society



YEREVAN. – The Armenian Genocide is a part of France’s history, French Ambassador to Armenia, Henri Reynaud, told news reporters Tuesday, when visiting capital Yerevan’s Armenian Genocide Memorial.   

In his words, Armenia and France have close ties, and that is why France recognized the Armenian Genocide by law.

He also informed that currently France a 500-thousand-member Armenian Diaspora, which was formed as a consequence of the Armenian Genocide.

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