| || || || Armenian Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanyan said in a television interview late Thursday that Yerevan would bring the so-called Armenian genocide issue before the United Nations in 2005. |
Oskanyan said that the issue of the alleged Armenian genocide was an international matter that extended beyond Armenia and that had been raised during Turkeys European Union progress talks.
In the meantime, a number of persons who are claiming compensation for having allegedly suffered as a result of the actions of the Ottomans in 1917 to 1918, have lodged applications with the Armenian authorities. To date, some 450 application have been submitted.