US Congressman urges Obama to recognize Armenian 'genocide'

Wed 24 Apr 2013 01:48 GMT | 05:48 Local Time

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Representative Brad Sherman in a letter to the White House on Tuesday, urged President nObama to adhere to his promise of the 2008 presidential ca

In his letter, he recalled that as a Senator, Obama strongly supported passage of the Armenian genocide Resolution, Asbarez reported.

“American should never be associated with genocide denial.  The victims of the Armenian Genocide deserve our recognition. It is in our national interest to recognize and remember the past.  We must learn from these crimes against humanity to ensure that they are never repeated,” the letter reads.

“The last act of any genocide is genocide denial, and the first act of preventing the next genocide is acknowledging past acts of genocide. “

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