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Arms Sales Beckon As Military Ties With France To Be Restored

June 27 2012


The Turkish government has decided to restore all military and diplomatic ties with France, reports Defense News.

Ankara cut ties in December when French lawmakers backed a bill that made it illegal to deny that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 was genocide.

France's highest court overturned the law two months later. However, Turkey kept in place its restrictions against French military aircraft and ships landing or docking on its territory.


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