Merkel: "Strategic" ties to Turkey unaltered by Armenian decision

Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the German parliament's decision to designate the Ottoman killings of Armenians in 1915-16 as genocide does not detract from her country's "amicable and strategic" relationship to Turkey.

Speaking at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Berlin, Merkel says that she wants to contribute to the promotion of dialogue between Turkey and Armenia.

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