Words of Boghos Nubar Pasha

SAME PROPORTIONATE DEATHS OF OTTOMAN ARMENIANS AND OTTOMAN TURKS IN WORLD WAR I FROM FORMER TREASONOUS OTTOMAN PASHA BOGHOS NUBAR

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, the Paris Peace Conference, 1919. Volume 4, page 154, Office of the Historian

Words of Boghos Nubar Pasha:

[A]lthough the losses of the Armenians were very great, those of the Turks in the course of the war have not been less. A German Report gives 2 ½ millions as the total losses of the Turks by war, epidemic and famine, which have caused terrible havoc owing to improvidence and shortage of hospital personnel and medicines. At least half of these losses have been sustained by the population of the Armenian provinces, which have been practically the only recruiting grounds for the Turks, and which have been invaded by both Russian and Armenian armies. If therefore, it is admitted that the Turkish population has at least sustained equally heavy losses, the Armenians [in the Armenian provinces] are still the majority after the war….”

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