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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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Pallone, Chu, Peters and Sanchez Condemn Sumgait, Baku Massacres

Pallone, Chu, Peters and Sanchez Condemn Sumgait, Baku Massacres

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).

March 6th, 2014

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ANCA Voices Reservations Over US Advocacy For Armenia’s Controversial Pension Reform

ANCA Voices Reservations Over US Advocacy For Armenia’s Controversial Pension Reform

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.

March 5th, 2014

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Congressmen David Cicilline and Adam Schiff Mark Sumgait, Baku and Kirovabad Pogroms

Congressmen David Cicilline and Adam Schiff Mark Sumgait, Baku and Kirovabad Pogroms

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).

March 4th, 2014

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Members of Congress Commemorate Sumgait and Baku Massacres

Members of Congress Commemorate Sumgait and Baku Massacres

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) was joined by fellow Committee colleague Brad Sherman (D-CA) and Representatives Tony Cardenas (D-CA), Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Katherine Clark (D-MA) in commemorating the 26th anniversary of the Azerbaijani pogroms against the Armenian population of the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait, and condemning the ongoing violence and intimidation fostered by the government of President Ilham Aliyev, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

February 28th, 2014

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South Dakota Rejects Anti-Armenian Measure

South Dakota Rejects Anti-Armenian Measure

The South Dakota House of Representatives on Tuesday tabled action on an anti-Armenian resolution initiated by Azerbaijan, effectively dealing a serious setback to a biased and historically inaccurate measure pressed aggressively by Baku’s U.S.-based lobbyists, reported Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.

February 25th, 2014

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Members Of Congress Join Global Protest of Margaryan Murder

Members Of Congress Join Global Protest of Margaryan Murder

Reps. Schiff, Cicilline and Pallone Participate in Social Media Campaign Condemning Azerbaijan’s Pardon, Praise and Promotion of Unrepentant Axe Murderer Ramil Safarov
WASHINGTON—Ten years after the brutal murder of Armenian Lt. Gurgen Margaryan, Representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA), David Cicilline (D-RI) and Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) joined with Armenians worldwide in condemning the Azerbaijani [...]

February 20th, 2014

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Hawaii Rejects Azeri Lies

Hawaii Rejects Azeri Lies

Standing strong against a well-funded Azeri lobby, the Hawaii Legislature rejected two pro-Azeri resolutions during a committee hearing on Wednesday at the State Capitol, handing the Azeri government a resounding defeat in the Aloha State. The two measures were heard during a regular meeting of the Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts Committee of Hawaii’s House of Representatives.

February 12th, 2014

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