Turkey’s energy and natural resources minister Thursday lashed out at the U.S. resolution recognizing Armenian claims of 1915 events.
“I hope that they would return from their mistake [so that] … we put our relations on the right track,” Fatih Donmez told the lawmakers in the parliament.
“I condemn the U.S. Senate’s decision on the Armenian events,” he said.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed Thursday a resolution that recognizes the so-called Armenian genocide.
Turkey’s position on the events of 1915 is that the deaths of Armenians in eastern Anatolia took place when some sided with invading Russians and revolted