Turkish riot policemen stand guard in front of the French consulate during a demonstration in Istanbul

 
Turkish riot policemen stand guard in front of the French consulate during a demonstration in Istanbul
Turkish riot policemen stand guard in front of the French consulate during a demonstration in Istanbul, January 24, 2012. Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday slammed as "discriminatory and racist" a French parliament bill making it illegal to deny the mass killing of Armenian by Ottoman Turks nearly a century ago was genocide. Erdogan said Turkey would implement measures against fellow NATO member France "step by step." REUTERS/Osman Orsal (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)