The developments in the Middle East are the result of the West’s double-standard policy, expert in Turkic studies Ruben Melkonyan told reporters on Monday.
What is happening to Yazidis now is identical to what is going on in Syria.
“The West is arming Islamists on the one hand, and is criticizing and bombing on the other hand. Turkey has played a great role in supporting Islamic extremists, and it was with Turkey’s support that they entered Kessab. And the extremists committing the Yazidi genocide now are being supported by Turkey,” Mr Melkonyan said.
Armenians, as a genocide survivor nation, must support Yazidis to prevent what happened early in the 20th century from recurring in the 21st century.
“If the Armenian Genocide had been denounced, Yazidis would not be suffering now. We are going to witness such atrocities until the Armenian Genocide has been denounced,” he said.