Our long and tragic history should place us today on the side of international justice. It does not qualify us to appoint ourselves the judge of universal history and the moral conscience of the world.
Beginning in 1915, the Armenians were the victims of a methodic attempt at annihilation. No serious historian casts doubt upon this reality or denies it. It is the negationist revisionists who, up until now, have hampered the work of historians.