ANNA ESHOO: U.S. AND TURKEY SHOULD PUT THE LIE ASIDE
01.04.2009 00:11 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ "The time for passing the Genocide Resolution has
never been more right," said Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.).
Eshoo was delivering her keynote address at the Armenian Relief
Society (ARS) Eastern USA’s Centennial Gala Banquet at the Yale Club
in New York.
"I will be meeting with the president on March 30 evening and I am
going to again raise this issue of Armenian Genocide recognition with
him," she noted.
"The denial continues every minute Congress does not recognize it,"
Eshoo said, stressing that "when you deny the truth, you sanction
Although "it’s tempting to say the time is right for the governments
of the U.S. and Turkey to put the lie aside," the Congresswoman noted
that it is always the right time to speak the truth. She called on
the U.S. to live out–in the words of Lincoln–"the better angels of
our nature" and to recognize the truth, asbarez.com reports.