Thursday, March 3, 2011

Armenian Appointed to Turkish Government Post

In a move unprecedented in recent history the Turkish government has offered a post in its European Union Affairs Secretariat to an ethnic Armenian, Leo Süren Halepli. All of the government ministers in the country, which includes substantial Kurdish, Zaza, Slavic, Arab, Circassian, and Albanian minorities in addition to its Orthodox Christian Georgian, Armenian, Suryoyo, and Greek minorities, remain ethnically Turkish. More here.

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