Turkish Foreign Minister Welcomes House Failure to Schedule Genocide Bill


ISTANBUL (WorldBulletin)—Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Thursday evening hailed a decision by the US House leadership to forgo a vote of the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.252) for the final session of the 111th Congress.

“We are pleased that a development that would be a blow to the balance in the Caucasus and Turkish-American and Turkish-Armenian relations did not happen in the U.S. Congress,” Davutoglu said. “Common sense prevailed yesterday.”

Davutoglu said Ankara was closely monitoring the developments as they unfolded and thanked the “U.S. administration, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other executives for their efforts” against the resolution.

“This incident once again proved that assessment of historical incidents by political authorities is principally wrong. Turkey’s stance on this issue is fairly apparent. We are ready for every kind of confrontation and every kind of study,” he said. “However, we cannot accept use of those historical incidents as blackmail towards our country and it is not true to revive historical issues like the sword of Damocles swinging on Turkish-U.S. relations.”

Davutoglu said Turkey hopes to “endeavor for positive diploma efforts with U.S. leaders in the coming days to prevent a possible crisis.”

“It is obvious that initiatives of this kind lead to waste of energy and time. It is time for dialogue, meetings and agreement,” Davutoglu said. “We are obliged to intensify efforts reciprocally and prevail peace and dialogue in the whole world.”

Davutoglu underscored “once again that efforts to put pressure on Turkey via representatives who are unaware of the issue would remain inconclusive and harm Turkish-U.S. and Turkish-Armenian relations. We hope that such initiatives would not be brought to the agenda in the coming days.”

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  1. Arn. Sweden. said:

    GOD BEVERE FOR THIS FOOLISHNESS AND IDIOCY !!!.

    HOW CAN ANYBODY BELIEVE THAT FORMER SINS DO NOT MATTER IN THE PRECENT ???

    FORMER BEHAVIOR IS A HINT ATT WAS IS TO COME,
    AND PEACE NOT BUILT ON RIGHTOUSNESS IS A FAKE.

    EVERYTHIN SWEPT UNDER THE CARPET IN A PERSONS CONSCIOUSNESS,
    PUT DOWN IN THE SUBCONSCIOUS,
    WILL EMERGE FROM THERE AGAIN.

    THIS IS PSYCHOLOGICAL TRUTHS,
    AND IS THUE BOTH IN THE INDIVIDUAL AS WELL AS NATIONAL CONSCIOUNESSES.

    ISTANBUL (WorldBulletin)—Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Thursday evening hailed a decision by the US House leadership to forgo a vote of the Armenian Genocide Resolution (H.Res.252) for the final session of the 111th Congress.
    “We are pleased that a development that would be a blow to the balance in the Caucasus and Turkish-American and Turkish-Armenian relations did not happen in the U.S. Congress,” Davutoglu said. “Common sense prevailed yesterday.”
    Davutoglu said Ankara was closely monitoring the developments as they unfolded and thanked the “U.S. administration, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other executives for their efforts” against the resolution.

    THIS FOOLISHNESS WILL RESULT IN JUST THE OPPOSITE – A BLOW TO THE STABILITY IN THE CAUCASUS.

    “This incident once again proved that assessment of historical incidents by political authorities is principally wrong. Turkey’s stance on this issue is fairly apparent. We are ready for every kind of confrontation and every kind of study,” he said. “However, we cannot accept use of those historical incidents as blackmail towards our country and it is not true to revive historical issues like the sword of Damocles swinging on Turkish-U.S. relations.”

    THE SWORD IS ALREADY SET IN MOTION – AND WILL END YOUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH EACHOTHER – AND CUT THE HEAD OF WITH ONE OF YOU.

    HOW CAN ANYBODY BELIEVE THAT ANY PAST BEHAVIOUR DOES NOT MATTER IN THE NOW ???,
    THE – NOW – IS JUST A RESULT OF – THE PAST.

    DEAR ARMENIAN BROTHERS AND SISTERS – PREPERE YOURSELVES FOR THE WORST !!!.

    GOD BLESS ARMENIA AND THE ARMENIAN PEOPLE !!!.

    Arn.Sweden.

    • Seervart said:

      Dear Arn. Sweden, Prepare for the worst yes, but never give up the fight is my motto!

      I am with you, MAY GOD BLESS ARMENIA AND THE ARMENIAN PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD!!!!!!!

  2. Arn. Sweden. said:

    I AS AN OUTSIDER – BEING A SWEDE –

    WHEN I COMPARE –
    THIS THE TURKISH FMs SMILING FACE –
    AND THE WOUNDS IN THE ARMENIAN FOLKSOUL –

    IT ONLY AROUSES FEELINGS OF HATE.

    ONE WANTS TO SMASH HIS FACE.

    I WONDER IF NOT GOD HAS THE SAME FEELING ???

    Arn.Sweden.

  3. Arn. Sweden. said:

    I WONDER IF NOT GOD IS SAD BECAUSE OF THIS FOOLISHNESS OF TURKEY,
    GOD SEEING THIS SMILING FACE OF TURKEY,
    UNDERSTANDING WHAT HE MUST DO TO TURKEY WHO IS TOTALY LOOST IN HER SINS.

    TURKEY MUST BE BROUGHT TO ITS WERY KNEES – BEFORE SHE DOES SOMTING WORSE – OR TRY TO FINNISH WHAT SHE INTENDED.

    GOD BEVERE US FROM SUCH A SELFDECEIVED PSYCHOPATH AS TURKEY.

    Arn.Sweden.

  4. eddy said:

    Turkey has to be ashamed!
    Turkey has no ground to celebrate and be thankful… The world community and Turkish people were once again witness, how the bill was killed simply because there were a majority to accept the bill regarding a historic fact! …

  5. manooshag said:

    The Turk celebrates… a Turkey has again, “gotten away” with murders, rapes, vile tortures and worse…
    A Turkey celebrates… as their youth sang and even danced at April 24, 2010 observance of the Turkish
    Genocide of the Armenian nation… using obscenity, laughing… confronting the Armenians gathered in our national capital, Washington DC for our memorial gathering for those innocents lost to our nation via the Turkish Genocide of the Armenian Nation – from the 19th, 20th, and now 21st centuries…
    A Turkey today celebrates… for this is the Ottoman mentality which pervades a Turkey whose is famous for all the Genocides of the Greeks, Syrians, Assyrians and the Armenian nation – unending.
    A Turkey celebrates… for a Turkey is the ‘winner’… too, all civilization of the world are the losers…
    A Turkey celebrates as it garners muslim states (including Sudan’s Genocide of Darfurians) to reunite and to oppress the non-muslims… TURKEY CELEBRATES GENOCIDES… at which a Turkey excells!
    Manooshag

    • Arn. Sweden. said:

      “””all civilization of the world are the losers”””…

      EXACTLY – !!!.

      TURKEY ARE TOTALY LOST IN HER INSANE SELFDECEPTION –
      AND WOULD BECOME A DANGER TO THE WORLD IF SHE IS ALLOWED TO CONTINUE.

      In Turkeys selfdeception and Insanity She is not aware that She –

      “””TURKEY CELEBRATES GENOCIDES”””…

      God Bevere !!!.

      Arn.

  6. Vacheh said:

    I wonder how the current Armenian Administration can shake
    hand with such arrogant people and stretch a hand of friendship.
    Even worse, to sign the infamous / shameful protocols and sweep the
    Genocide issue under the rug, just for the sake of opening borders.
    Hell with those borders. The arrogance demonstrated and spoken by
    Davoutoghlo should be imprinted in the brains of those people who
    tend to ignore our past and sufferings and have the illusion that
    we can deal with Turks. We cannot gain anything from Turks by
    peaceful conversation. As our national hero’s song stated 120 years
    ago, they felt on their skins as to how our approach should be
    formulated. Verjabes menk ounink Kriv, Zenkerov bidi makrent
    hashiv, Mer Hayreniyats parkn oo padiv, Serop Pashan siroughe togh
    ga.

  7. Armen said:

    Is this Davitoglu’s statement or that of the Armenian Assembly? It’s hard to tell the difference.

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