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12 October 2006 [19:25] - Today.Az
October 12 the first protest action was held in front of the French Embassy in Baku. However, police dispersed the unsanctioned rally, a few persons were detained.
In the words of a representative of the Azeri Ministry of Internal Affairs, the decision to enhance the security of the French diplomatic mission and its officers is due to the French National Assembly adopting a bill, providing for criminal punishment for denial of the "Armenian Genocide" in Ottoman Turkey, reports Day.Az.