Leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on the first day of the week that the Russian Federation should be held accountable for their actions in Crimea and Ukraine before you condemn the mass murder of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks in 1915.
"This is not 1st time when Russia used the word genocide in this context. I'm sorry that Putin went for It. They (the Russian authorities - approx. OPINION) have to answer for what is happening in Ukraine and in the Crimea, before to declare the genocide, " quoted Erdogan Reuters. On the last working day of the week, the press Secretary of the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the Russian Federation appreciates the relations with Turkey and believes that the participation of President Vladimir Putin's activities in Armenia will affect these relationships negatively. On the last working day of the week Vladimir Putin has arrived in Yerevan and visited memorial to the Armenian genocide memorial, established in memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide in 1915. Putin at the event in memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide, said that this tragedy is not and never has the opportunity to be justified. The Turkish foreign Ministry condemned the message of the President of the Russian Federation.