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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
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).
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.
Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) was joined by U.S. House colleagues Judy Chu (D-CA), Gary Peters (D-MI) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) in commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against Armenians in Sumgait, spotlighting the Aliyev regime’s ongoing threats and violence against Armenia and Karabakh, in powerful statements issued earlier today, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
The Armenian National Committee of America is engaged in ongoing discussions with the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development regarding Armenian American concerns about the negative impact of high-profile U.S. advocacy for increasingly controversial pension reforms in Armenia.
U.S. Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and David Cicilline (D-RI) offered strong condemnations of the Azerbaijani massacres in Sumgait, Baku and Kirovabad and spoke out in support of the democratic right to self-determination of the people of Artsakh in powerful statements issued in commemoration of these crimes, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).