ANKARA: Bush and House Oppose Armenian Motion

Bush and House Oppose Armenian Motion
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US President George W. Bush and several Republicans from the US House
of Representatives declared yesterday that they were determined not to
allow passage in the House of an anti-Turkey initiative proposed by
the Armenian lobby.

US State Department Spokesman Richard Boucher issued a detailed
statement announcing the Bush administration’s opposition to the
motion. The statement warns that the action taken by the Armenian
lobby could hurt the aim to achieve conciliation between Turkey and

Boucher stressed Bush’s “strong” opposition to the motion and
underlined that the US seeks to reinforce cooperation between Armenia
and Turkey.

Washington, D.C., aa