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Turkey remains an enemy state to Armenia, Director at the Genocide Museum-Institute says

"The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute continues its work as regular and has not received any messages about change of ideological direction," Harutyun Marutyan, Director at the Genocide Museum-Institute told media on Wednesday. Marutyan's remarks came at a request to comment whether recent statements from officials about the need to reconsider relations with Turkey have in any way impacted the work of the Institute. 

"As far as I know Armenia's leadership has not made official statements, meaning statements or agreements over the Armenian-Turkish relations. Our Foreign Ministry announced days ago that no talk were underway with Turkey," Marutyan said. 

In the words of the director of the Museum-Institute, they rely on documents only. "There can be different statements. I used to say that Turkey was an enemy state to Armenia and I confirm it remains as such. But let me be clear, the museum is not a political organisation but a scientific and cultural one. It is not affiliated with the Foreign Ministry either," said Marutyan. 

In his words, nothing has changed in Turkey's attitude toward Armenia as witnessed during the recent war in Artsakh where Turkey showed aggressive policy against Armenia. 



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