Turkish Politician Suggests Naming Children After Perpetrators of Armenian Genocide.

Responding to a U.S. motion that recognized the Armenian Genocide this week, Yavuz Ağıralioğlu, a spokesman for Turkey’s nationalist Good Party on Wednesday suggested naming every child in Turkey, including girls, after the Ottoman leaders held responsible for the mass killing of Armenians.

“We will retaliate against it with our decision to name our children Enver, Cemal and Talat,” he said referring to three pashas of the Ottoman Empire who played a prominent role in the events of the 1915 as the leaders of the period’s ruling Committee of Union and Progress (CUP).

“If this inappropriateness continues, everybody should know that we will name everyone, including our daughters, after Talat,” Ağıralioğlu said.

H/T Ahval News

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