ArmInfo.Turkey's first reaction to the adoption by the US Congress of a resolution on the Armenian Genocide was milder than expected. However, we should wait for the results of the behind-the-scenes negotiations between the Turkish and American sides. Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Ruben Safrastyan, stated this at a meeting with reporters on October 31, recalling the planned visit of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to the United States, scheduled for November 13.
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According to the forecasts of the Orientalist, the United States and Turkey will be able to achieve some mutual agreement, and Turkey will not tighten its rhetoric.
At the same time, Safrastyan did not rule out that recent events could lead to increased pressure on the Armenian community of Turkey.
"In fact, the Armenians of Constantinople are hostages," the director of the Institute of Oriental Studies said, recalling that tens of thousands of people in Turkey are being persecuted for their political views.