The White House has declined to clarify whether U.S. President Barack Obama will use the word “genocide” in his upcoming annual statement on the 1915 mass killings and deportations of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in advance of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
The United States of America will be officially represented on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan at the Dzidzernagapert Memorial with members of a delegation who will be appointed by the U.S. President Barack Obama, the American Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills announced Monday.
Senators – acting on a bipartisan basis – are calling upon President Obama, to reaffirm the Armenian Genocide, this April, as a clear case of genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.
Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian Advocates for Full Range of Armenian American Foreign Aid Priorities WASHINGTON—Armenian National Committee of America Government Affairs Director Kate Nahapetian testified yesterday before a key Congressional panel in support of increased U.S. assistance to Nagorno Karabakh, Armenia, at-risk Middle Eastern Armenian communities, and the Javakhk region of Georgia. In her…
LAS VEGAS—Legendary Armenian-American college basketball coach Jerry “The Shark” Tarkanian has died at the age of 84. Tarkanian’s son, Danny Tarkanian, broke the news to his Twitter followers earlier today. According to SI.com, Tarkanian was taken to Valley Hospital Medical Center by ambulance on Monday, after being unresponsive when doctors attempted to get his blood…
Educate Lobbyists’ Clients on Genocide Denial Activity During 100th Anniversary Year of Genocide; A Call for Protests If Continued WASHINGTON—On Thursday, January 29, a coalition of organizations representing Armenian Americans sent more than 200 letters to businesses, universities, and NGOs working with one of the five firms that currently work for Turkey for the purpose…
The Obama Administration budget released today calls for a yet another reduction in U.S. economic assistance to both Armenia and Azerbaijan, while maintaining parity in military aid to these two countries, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.
The Armenian National Committee of America Western Region mourns the passing of Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, an ardent supporter of the Armenian-American community’s efforts to garner recognition for the Armenian Genocide and a partner and friend of the community.
Washington’s collaboration with Yerevan will continue after Armenia officially becomes a member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the US State Department’s Spokeswoman Jen Psaki has said.