Labour softens genocide stance
The Labour party (PvdA) has begun a charm offensive in order to win back Turkish voters after it scrapped one potential MP from its list for denying the Armenian genocide. Turkish groups called for a boycott of the party.
Leader Wouter Bos said at a news conference last night that the definition of genocide was complicated and the word was used too freely in the Netherlands.
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