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Armenian couple name their baby 'Sarkozy' in honor of France vote

A couple in Armenia has named their baby 'Sarkozy' in honor of the genocide law recently passed.
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A photo taken on Jan. 24, 2012 shows a manipulated picture of France's President Nicolas Sarkozy with giant ears and red eyes reading 'Now his name is Satan' on the front page of a newspaper in Istanbul. (Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Somewhere in Armenia, a couple is burping their little baby Sarkozy right now.

An Armenian couple has named their newborn baby boy after the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, in thanks for the French Senate vote that has been passed, which outlaws denial of the genocide of Armenians during World War I, the AFP reported.

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France and Turkey in war of words over Armenian genocide

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Edrogan recalls his ambassador from France following vote in France's National Assembly
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What's in a word? When it comes to Genocide a lot. A Turkish man holds a placard reading 'Genocide is a lie' in front of the French Consulate in Istanbul following vote in French Parliament making it a crime to deny the death of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 at the hands of the Ottoman empire was genocide (BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
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