19:30, 7 September, 2012
YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 7, ARMENPRESS: France is examining the new draft law criminalizing Genocides denial. This was declared by the director of France’s presidential office Pier Benour from the name of Francois Hollande as a response to French Armenian Arman Mkhitaryan’s letter who tried to clarify the readiness of Hollande to keep his campaign promises concerning the new draft law criminalizing the denial of Armenian Genocide.
AS reports Armenpress citing French Nouvelle d’Armenie the director of France’s presidential office Pier Benour highlighted in the letter that ,, Francois Hollande is to fulfill his commitment” and that the text of the draw is being examined.
As you know, France’s Constitutional Commission has decided that the project presented in the form of a draft law does not comply with the Constitution. Therefore, it is necessary to find another solution which corresponds to “duty of memory” and to the laws of republic so that it will not be denied by the Constitutional committee again”.