The U.S. House Recognizes the Genocide of 1915

The House voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to formally recognize the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek genocide and denounce it as a matter of American foreign policy, a symbolic vindication for the Armenian, Assyrian and Greek diaspora made possible by a new torrent of bipartisan furor at Turkey. The passage of the legislation, by a 405-to-11 vote. The resolution, which is not legally binding, marked the first time in 35 years that either chamber of Congress considered as genocide the mass killings of

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