Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Online reactions to Valls being slapped in face in Brittany

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2017: "Donald Trump could be the entrepreneurs' entrepreneur"

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: The blowback against globalisation (part 2)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Hard Brexit, here we come: UK to leave EU common market (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Pardon my whistleblower: Obama, security and surveillance (part 2)

Read more

FOCUS

CAR citizens reluctantly leave makeshift camp

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: My French Film Festival, 'Stalin's Couch' and 'Birth of a Nation'

Read more

Europe

Hollande to meet wife of slain Armenian-Turkish reporter

© AFP

Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2014-01-24

French President François Hollande is due to visit Turkey next week, during which he is expected to meet with Rakel Kink, the widow of Armenian-Turkish journalist Hrant Dink, who was assassinated seven years ago.

Armenian genocide allegations have been an issue that has long poisoned relations between Turkey and France. After years of lobbying, the sizable Armenian community in France succeeded in 2012 of convincing French lawmakers to endorse a law criminalizing the denial of their claims of genocide, which has contributed to the deterioration of bilateral relations in addition to Paris’ objection to Turkey’s bid for European Union membership.

Click here to read more on Hürriyet Daily News.

Date created : 2014-01-24

  • HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

    BDP urges Turkey to offer apology to Armenians

    Read more

  • HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

    Armenian church in Turkey rings bell for first time in nearly 100 years

    Read more

  • HURRIYET DAILY NEWS

    Turkish minister makes historic visit to Armenian school

    Read more

COMMENT(S)