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RT published this video item, entitled “System of a Down lead singer slams Turkey over Nagorno-Karabakh war, Armenian genocide” – below is their description.
Serj Tankian, the lead singer of System of a Down, talks to RT about Turkey’s role in preventing the recognition of the Armenian Genocide, and its involvement in the Nagorno-Karabakh war. An Armenian-American himself, he also has much of interest to say on the history of Armenia as a nation, and why many countries, such as the UK, don’t recognize the repression his people suffered from Turkey.
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