“Two Turks in uniforms requested the French representatives to leave the conference hall,” according to Milliyet. The French Military Attache was intentionally uninvited, but he still showed up. The uniformed Turks showed him the way back home.
On January 23, the French Senate passed a bill criminalizing the Armenian Genocide denial with 127 votes for and 86 against. The bill, which has yet to be signed by the President, will impose a 45,000 euro fine and a year in prison for anyone who denies this crime.