Threat of Sanctions Erdogan Slams 'Racist' France Over Genocide Bill

The French Senate has passed a bill making the denial of genocide -- including the massacre of Armenians in 1915 -- a crime. The Turkish reaction has been furious. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced what he called a "racist and discriminatory" attitude towards Turkey.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Jan. 10 photo).

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Jan. 10 photo).

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dsk -- with wires