France has lacquer to Turkey and takes controversial law to

The French Parliament Thursday by a large majority has passed a law denying the Armenian genocide in 1915 punishable.

Turkey had violent criticism of the Bill. France decided in 2001 to recognize the murder of such a one and a half million Armenians as genocide. So far however, the deny was not punishable. By the new law can denying the genocide be punish with up to one year imprisonment and a fine of 45 thousand euros. The French Senate has yet to vote on the law. A similar bill died in the Senate earlier this year.

Turkey, contradicts that the death of the Armenians that amounts to genocide, had sharp criticism in the run-up to the vote on the Bill. Ankara had threatened to recall its Ambassador and threatened with ' serious consequences ' for economic and political relations between the two countries.

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