Turkey's foreign ministry said on Friday it summoned the U.S. ambassador to Ankara over a resolution passed by U.S. lawmakers recognizing the mass killings of Armenians a century ago as a genocide, adding it conveyed Turkey's dismay over the decision.
The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution recognizing as genocide the Ottoman Empire’s mass killing of Armenians a century ago, a move which aggravated already-tense relations between Turkey and the U.S.
The Senate on Thursday passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide in Turkey more than a century ago — a slap at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has denounced the effort. The White House had directed several GOP senators to block the genocide resolution in recent weeks, preventing it from advancing — until Thursday,...
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a move that infuriated Turkey and further strained ties between Ankara and Washington.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, a move likely to infuriate Turkey and further strain ties between Ankara and Washington.
The White House asked Sen. Kevin Cramer to block a motion calling the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire a "genocide" and the North Dakota Republican complied, Cramer told CNN on Thursday.
Republican Senator Kevin Cramer prevented the U.S. Senate from voting on a resolution on Thursday that would recognize as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago, saying it was not an appropriate time to pass legislation that would anger Turkey.
Armenia is investigating former president Serzh Sarksyan on suspicion of exceeding his authority and embezzling of around $1 million in state funds, the special investigation service said on Wednesday.
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