ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR TO USA SAID TURKEY IS THE HOSTAGE OF ITS DISCLAIMER
A tribute was paid to Armenian Genocide victims in the U.S. Congress
supported by U.S. Congress group supporting Armenian Genocide res.,
Armenian Embassy to Washington and American Armenian NGO-s, Armenian
MFA PR department reported.
The event was held by congressmen Frank Pallone and Marc Kirk. All the
congressmen have signified in their speeches the demand to recognize
Armenian Genocide not only for Armenian, but for Turkish and American
The Speaker of House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi stated in her
speech that 23 years ago when she became Congresswoman, she has been
fighting for getting Armenian Genocide recognition, and is ready to
contrinue her fight for justice. She said the recognition of Armenian
Genocide would contribute Turkey to turn a bloody page of its history
and to build modern country.
Armenian Ambassador to the USA Tatul Margaryan said that the process
of normalization of Armenian-Turkish ties has become a touchstone
for Turkey to refer to its past newly for the sake of its future peace.
The international community witnessed Turkey hasn’t got that political
will and decisiveness and is the hostage of its disclaimer.
Regarding the recognition of Armenian Genocide, Ambassador Margaryan
stated the normalization of Armenian-Turkish ties can’t happen to
replace the international recognition of Armenian Genocide. The global
recognition of Armenian genocide will contribute to the normalization
of Armenian-Turkish ties.