United States: 🇺🇸 🇦🇲 Congress recognizes the genocide of the Armenian people of 1915, committed by order of the “Young-Turkish” government in the ottoman empire.
The US Senate adopted this Thursday, December 2019, 12 unanimously a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide, after the house of representatives had officially recognized it by an overwhelming majority in a vote that caused anger, as usual , from Ankara and president rt erdogan.
This text calls for ” commemorate the Armenian genocide ” and ” reject attempts (…) to associate the us government in the denial of the Armenian genocide “. the non-binding resolution had previously been blocked several times in the Senate by Republican Allies of President Donald Trump.
No one has opposed the adoption by unanimous consent of the resolution, proposed by a Democrat, Bob Menendez.
“I am pleased that this resolution was adopted at a time when there are still survivors of the genocide”, said the senator in the chamber before stopping for a fifteen seconds, seized by emotion, and ending in Holding tears, “who can see that the senate recognizes what they have endured”.