House Seeks To Rebuke Turkey With Vote On Armenian Genocide

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who represents one of the largest concentrations of Armenian Americans in the United States. There is a bipartisan Senate resolution by Sen. Ted Cruz recognizing the Armenian genocide as well. The Trump administration has not yet weighed in on the House resolution. In addition to the genocide bill to the delight of Turkey rival Greece. A similar bill has been introduced in the Senate by Sen. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to recognize the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide a symbolic but historic vote instantly denounced by Turkey. Shortly after the Armenian genocide vote another action likely to inflame relations with NATO ally Turkey. Turkey accepts that many Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire were killed in clashes with Ottoman forces during World War One but contests the figures and denies that the killings were systematically orchestrated and constitute a genocide. Turkey views the Kurds in northern Syria as a security threat

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