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Senior U.S. Diplomat Says Arms Sales to Azerbaijan Not for Use against Armenia

Senior U.S. Diplomat Says Arms Sales to Azerbaijan Not for Use against Armenia

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Eric Rubin, explained on Thursday that U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan is not for use against Armenia.

June 12th, 2014

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Erdogan Angers US Turkish Lobby

Erdogan Angers US Turkish Lobby

The annual Washington conference of the American-Turkish Council (ATC), perhaps the best-known group lobbying on behalf of Turkish interests in the United States, is usually an occasion for both sides to boast about the strength and importance of the Turkey-US relationship.

June 10th, 2014

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Obama, Again, Fails to Recognize the Genocide

Obama, Again, Fails to Recognize the Genocide

In his annual statement for April 24, President Obama, once again, failed to properly recognize the Armenian Genocide, instead using the classic euphemisms to characterize the events of 1915.

April 24th, 2014

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Will Obama Hide Behind Erdogan’s Hypocrisy?

Will Obama Hide Behind Erdogan’s Hypocrisy?

It’s that time of the year again when Armenians across the world—but especially in the United States—await the annual White House statement on the Armenian Genocide, which, since 1981, has never actually used the word “Genocide.”

April 23rd, 2014

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Sen. Boxer Reaffirms Pledge to Work for Genocide Recognition

Sen. Boxer Reaffirms Pledge to Work for Genocide Recognition

California Senator Barbara Boxer said she would vow to keep working towards the adoption of US policy that recognizes the Armenian Genocide and that urges the Turkish government to do the same, in a statement released on Tuesday.

April 23rd, 2014

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Congressional Delegation to Arrive in Armenia Wednesday

Congressional Delegation to Arrive in Armenia Wednesday

From April 23 to 26, a U.S. Congressional delegation — including Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA), Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL) — will visit Armenia, the US embassy in Yerevan reported.

April 22nd, 2014

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Schiff Delivers Open Letter to Turkish People on House Floor on Genocide

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide resolution, went to the House of Representatives floor on Wednesday to deliver an open letter to the Turkish people on the Armenian Genocide.

April 9th, 2014

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ANCA to Join Schiff, Sherman at Washington Press Conference on Kessab

ANCA to Join Schiff, Sherman at Washington Press Conference on Kessab

On Tuesday, April 8, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) will join Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA), Brad Sherman (D-CA), and other Members of Congress at a press conference on the steps of the Capitol Building to discuss recent attacks on Armenians and other Christians in Kessab, Syria.

April 7th, 2014

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Senators Menendez, Kirk Introduce Resolution Calling for Turkish Recognition of Genocide

Senators Menendez, Kirk Introduce Resolution Calling for Turkish Recognition of Genocide

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) introduced legislation, today, calling upon the United States President to work toward an Armenian-Turkish relationship based on Turkey’s truthful acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA.) Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Ed Markey (D-MA) have already joined in as original cosponsors of the human rights measure.

April 3rd, 2014

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Pallone Requests Increase in Assistance to Armenia, Karabakh

Pallone Requests Increase in Assistance to Armenia, Karabakh

Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ), along with 27 members of Congress, sent a letter on Wednesday to Chairwoman Kay Granger and Ranking Member Nita Lowey of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, requesting increased funding for Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh.

April 2nd, 2014

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State Dept. ‘Deeply Troubled’ about Threats to Kessab Armenians

State Dept. ‘Deeply Troubled’ about Threats to Kessab Armenians

The US State Department on Friday said it was “deeply troubled” by the violence in Syria that is endangering the Armenian community in Syria.

March 28th, 2014

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Tennessee Panel Rejects Pro-Azerbaijan Measure

Tennessee Panel Rejects Pro-Azerbaijan Measure

State Legislators Defeat Bill that Undermines the Right to Self-Determination of the People of Nagorno Karabakh
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—A key committee of the Tennessee House of Representatives rejected, today, an anti-Armenian resolution initiated by pro-Azerbaijan forces, once again dealing a serious setback to Baku’s efforts to undermine the independence of the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, reported Armenian [...]

March 25th, 2014

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Rep. Sherman Presses Secretary Kerry on Armenian American Foreign Aid Priorities

House Foreign Affairs Committee senior member, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) urged Secretary of State John Kerry to zero-out U.S. military assistance to Azerbaijan, citing the Aliyev regime’s ongoing aggression against Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

March 14th, 2014

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Sen. Kirk Tells Azerbaijan: ‘Halt Campaign of Incitement And Hatred Against Armenia’

Sen. Kirk Tells Azerbaijan: ‘Halt Campaign of Incitement And Hatred Against Armenia’

Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk “strongly condemned” Azerbaijan’s ongoing threats and violence against Armenia and the Republic of Nagorno Karabakh, in a powerfully worded statement issued Friday marking the 26th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s anti-Armenian massacres in Sumgait, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

March 10th, 2014

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