A new documentary claims that Turkey is destroying ancient Armenian structures and that only 2-3% of the pre-1915 cultural monuments are still standing. If the Government of Turkey is actively destroying these structures, then that’s as bad as Azerbaijan purposely destroying the Julfa cemetery. What’s more likely is that the Government of Turkey is doing nothing to protect the structures and letting them be destroyed by the elements and vandals, which is still a huge shame. It would be a huge improvement in the relations between Turkey and Armenia if Turkey protected these cultural landmarks. Note that the documentary is in Armenian.
27 January 2013 · 11:00 pm