Davutoglu Discusses Congressional Genocide Bills with Kerry

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry


ANKARA—Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu held a phone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday to discuss resolutions urging Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide pending in the US Senate and the House of Representatives, reported Hurriyet Daily News.

“We don’t have a negative expectation [for the outcome of the draft resolution],” Davutoglu told reporters in Ankara Thursday, adding that the two had also discussed developments in Syria and Egypt.

The Turkish government is taking measures against “initiatives that will bother Turkey. We hope they will not take such an attitude,” he also said.

Last week senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) introduced a bill urging Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide.

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  1. Norin Radd said:

    Ahmet Gyottveranoglu, alongside fellow weasel John Kerry. Sub humans, waste of life.

  2. Zareh said:

    Mr. Kerry, we are ready to return to our homeland, Western Armenia. The borders are already set by President Wilson. You just need to recognize the Genocide. Don’t listen to that wolf sitting next to you. They played this game with the West for 500 years. They say something the turn around and do the exact opposite. Turkey has become the number one country supporting terrorists. Turkey has become more fundamentalist than they ever have been. They have more journalists in jail than any other country. How can any NATO country stop tweeter and YouTube. Turkey has become an authoritarian country contrary to all the values that any NATO country has.
    Just help us. We have been your good friends in Boston. We have always supported you. Please restore America’s stance on human rights. I listened to President Obama’s speech today regarding the Civil Rights movement. Please restore Armenian nation’s human rights.

  3. GeorgeMardig said:

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry has no antidote to the poison of snake Davutoglu, he’s born a venom which no one in US can match

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